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NYC Pride 2019

Happy Pride Month everyone! ❤️????This year, NYC Pride is monumental! New York is hosting World Pride, the largest pride celebration taking place the entire month of June. This year is also the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. This is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity to bring the world together to celebrate love, equality, and the LGBTQ pride movement in the city where it started. Of the Millions of Moments of Pride, we have a lot of fond memories celebrating our staff, clients, and the Harlem United community and this year will be no different! Along with NYC World Pride, Harlem United will ...

Together we can stop Measles

Get Up to Date on Your Vaccines! There is currently a large outbreak in NYC, mainly in Brooklyn (Williamsburgh and Borough Park) and Queens. Measles is a virus that causes fever and rash. It can be deadly and it is highly contagious. After someone coughs or sneezes, the virus can stay in the air for up to 2 hours. About 500 people have been diagnosed so far. Symptoms start with fever, cough, runny nose, red teary eyes, then a rash starts on the face and movies to other parts of the body. Infants, young children, pregnant women, people with weakened immune systems, and adults who are not immune are most at risk for serious complications ...

The Harlem 1 Miler is Back

The Harlem 1 Miler returns this year with a new venue, but the same community and competition. The 5th Annual Harlem 1 Miler, co-hosted by Harlem Run and Harlem United, is a friendly competition that brings the community together for a morning of fitness, family, and fun. All ages and fitness levels are invited to join us. This year, the race will be in East Harlem at Randall's Island Park and, as always, it will take place on Father's Day, Sunday, June 16. Enjoy the views of the bustling city, as we escape to our very own island oasis. Heats will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will run every 30 minutes. Every participant will receive a ...

AIDSWatch 2019

AIDSWatch is the largest annual constituent-based national HIV/AIDS advocacy event in the nation. AIDSWatch provides the space for people living with HIV and their allies to meet with members of Congress and to educate them about the important issues at stake for people living with HIV in the United States. Tuesday, April 2, we went to D.C and had a great discussion around the continued funding of healthcare for the under-served, Hepatitis C treatment, and services for our clients. AIDSWatch 2019 was an amazing conference filled with so many necessary conversations and we were able to take our message directly to our legislators and ...

New Services Available at The Nest

For over 30 years, Harlem United has provided comprehensive, client-centered care to the community. This year, we are able to expand the scope of our care to include cardiology and podiatry services. Before our partnership with Gramercy Cardiac Diagnostic Services, heart doctor referrals for our patients took anywhere from 3-6 months. Now we are able to offer on-site cardiology services. Every Wednesday from 9 AM to 1 PM, a specialist will be at The Nest working together with your primary doctor to diagnose and treat the full spectrum of heart needs. Foot care is also available for all patients at the Willis Green Jr. Community Health ...

HARLEM UNITED PRAISES GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR HIS CONTINUED COMMITMENT TO CRITICAL SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC JUSTICE PRINCIPLES

New York, NY (January 25, 2019) – Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, applauds Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for his continuing commitment to protecting the rights and improving the lives of all New Yorkers. Through his 2019 Justice Agenda, Governor Cuomo once again shows his commitment to advancing critically important social and economic policies to help improve the lives of all New Yorkers. The Governor pledged to protect quality, affordable healthcare by codifying the Affordable Care Act, to improve access to substance use disorder and mental health care by removing insurance barriers, and to ...

HARLEM UNITED COMMENDS GOVERNOR CUOMO’S COMMITMENT TO ELIMINATE HEPATITIS C IN NEW YORK

New York, NY (July 30, 2018) – Governor Cuomo announced on Friday his first-in-the-nation strategy for eliminating the Hepatitis C epidemic in New York State. Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Cuomo’s commitment on this critical public health issue. Modeled on the state’s continuing efforts to end the AIDS epidemic, the Governor’s plan will increase access to the medications that can cure Hepatitis C and expand programs to connect all New Yorkers to prevention, testing and treatment services. The Governor has committed an initial $5 million investment to begin impleme...

HARLEM UNITED PRAISES GOVERNOR CUOMO’S COMMITMENT TO ELIMINATE HEPATITIS C IN NEW YORK AND INCREASE ACCESS TO HOUSING FOR ALL NEW YORKERS LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS

New York, NY (March 16, 2018) – Governor Cuomo announced today his commitment to end the hepatitis C epidemic in New York State and his continued commitment to ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2020 by increasing access to affordable housing for all New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS. Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, praises Governor Cuomo’s commitment on these critical public health issues. With the Governor’s announcement, New York becomes the first state in the nation to create and implement a plan to eliminate hepatitis C. Rates of new hepatitis C cases are on the rise nationally and in ...

Harlem United turns 30!

Since 1988, Harlem United has been changing lives by helping marginalized communities improve their health and well-being through compassionate, client-centered care. From our roots, planted in the basement of a church in Harlem at the height of the AIDS crisis, we’ve grown into a nationally-recognized, community-focused healthcare, housing, and human services provider serving New Yorkers and beyond. This year, we celebrate that we are 30 Years Strong and we are excited to have your support as renovate, expand, and transform our reach in housing, healthcare, and human services.

Harlem United featured on NBC News

In honor of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, NBC News ran a news piece featuring Harlem United and one of our clients and peer advocates, Ray. You can read the full story here.