Month: June 2020

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  • Harlem United Celebrates Juneteenth

    PRESS RELEASE Date: June 19, 2020 Contact: Mari Eva Mendes | c: 646-505-7322 Every year on June 19th, we celebrate freedom from slavery in honor of Texan African Americans who were liberated two and a half years after the 1863 Emancipation Proclamation. Slavery was still in practice in some U.S. regions until 1868. Harlem United’s CEO, Jacqui Kilmer said,…


  • Harlem United’s Response to Recent Noose Finding in Harlem Park

    PRESS RELEASE Date: June 17, 2020 Contact: Mari Eva Mendes | c: 646-505-7322 Earlier this week, a noose was found in Marcus Garvey Park in Harlem. This triggering reminder of the countless lynchings of Black people all over this country, placed in one of the most prominent Black communities, is appalling. Harlem United’s CEO, Jacqui Kilmer said, “This…


  • Harlem United Stands with our Community

    Harlem United stands in solidarity with our community as we protest for an end to systemic violence against Black and Brown people. Here are resources to help you take part in the way that best suits you: Donate to Harlem United and other nonprofits who work for people of color Find information about daily protests…


  • Letter from the CEO

    Dear Harlem United Family, This has been a difficult time, there’s no way around it. In May, we lost a dear colleague and friend, Wilhelmina Blanch. The loss of a beloved member of the Harlem United family would have been hard to bear under any circumstances, but the suddenness of her passing has been heartbreaking.…


  • Harlem United Calls on NYS Legislature to Protect Black Lives

    Following weeks of protests against police violence across the U.S., Harlem United joined more than 175 other organizations to call on the New York State Legislature to take decisive action to address racist state violence from policing to courts to jails and prisons. READ THE LETTER HERE


  • Harlem United Urges NYS DOH to Listen to HIV/AIDs Organizations on Medicaid

    Harlem United, along with more than 80 other members of the AIDS New York Community Coalition, urges the NYS Department of Health to appoint an independent and representative workgroup to advise on the impact of a Medicaid Pharmacy Benefit Carve-out from managed care and into fee-for-service on 340B Providers and the communities they serve. READ…