28 results for author: Harlem United


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

New York, NY (January 10, 2018) – Harlem United, a nationally recognized housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s continued commitment to improving the lives of all New Yorkers with his 2018 agenda of critically important social and economic policies. In his State of the State address, Governor Cuomo showed his commitment to invest in social and economic programs to help improve the lives of all New Yorkers. The Governor announced innovative solutions to address homelessness, including increasing outreach by local social service districts and increasing mental health and substance use disorder ...

Fundraising Consultant (RFP)

Harlem United is requesting submissions from an organization or individual fundraising consultants with a proven track record in the ability to conduct targeted fundraising campaign planning studies, as well as to develop and execute a campaign plan to raise funds associated with the upcoming Harlem United 30th Anniversary. We seek an expert with distinguished fundraising experience and demonstrated ability to be both highly strategic and tactically effective to assist our organization with expanding our donor base, identifying new business, and building long-term donor relationships that are sustainable by Harlem United. We would love for you to ...

How art therapy is changing Ellen’s life

Ellen will be quick to tell you that she’s not an artist, but her dozens of paintings over the past thirteen years tell a different tale. When she first started in the art therapy program in 2004, she says that she didn’t really know what she was doing. “I was just throwing paint on. But I kept coming back every time that I could.” Today, Ellen paints with skill and focus, selecting the subjects of her paintings with care and consideration and always trying to learn something new — from Donna, our art therapist, and also from her fellow artists. Picasso’s art can be broken up into periods — the Blue Period, the Rose Period, Cubism, ...

Time-Sensitive HIV/AIDS Call to Action!

Friday’s World AIDS Day event in NYC was an exciting moment in New York State’s effort to end our HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2020. New HIV diagnoses in New York State have decreased to historic lows and we have demonstrated major progress toward achieving our ETE goals. All of you are part of this progress! In honor of World AIDS Day, I’m asking YOU to make calls to State and federal representatives this week so that we can get to the finish line and end New York’s AIDS epidemic. 1. Call Governor Cuomo and Commissioner Roberts to ask them to increase access to rental assistance for people living with HIV outside of New York City. Who to ...

What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Trauma is an experience that produces injury to the body or the mind as from violence or an accident. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, known as PTSD for short, is a collection of symptoms that can develop after experiencing a life threatening or violent trauma, or witnessing a life-threatening or violent trauma. These symptoms can develop immediately after the trauma, months, or years after the trauma and they can interfere with everyday life. Symptoms of PTSD Intrusive thoughts: thoughts of the trauma that make it difficult for you to think of anything else Flashbacks: re-experiencing the trauma in part of brief periods of time (seconds...

What you need to know about overdoses & the opioid epidemic

The rate of opioid overdose in the United States has tripled since 2000. To make matters more complicated, it's not always clear who is at risk for an overdose. The image you have in your mind of who a "drug user" is could be based on an inaccurate stereotype. International Overdose Awareness Day is this Thursday and we want to make sure that you have all the information you need to keep yourself and your friends and family safe — and to help you understand who may be affected and what you can do to help. What can cause an overdose? When you think of an overdose, a dramatic image of someone injecting heroin may come to mind but there are ...

Michele Rowe Ran 26.2 Miles to Honor Her Mom’s Memory

Michele has come a long way while sharing the message that HIV can happen to anyone at any time.

Talking HIV/AIDS, addiction, and more with KTU Cares

Staff from Harlem United, a healthcare nonprofit in New York City dedicated to transforming lives and strengthen communities, talks with KTU Cares about HIV/AIDS, homelessness, addiction, and more.

Harlem United commends Governor Cuomo for new regulations prohibiting discrimination against transgender New Yorkers

New York, NY (January 25, 2016) — Harlem United, a community-based housing, health and human services organization, commends Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the new regulations banning discrimination and harassment against transgender New Yorkers.  Governor Cuomo announced last week that the State Division of Human Rights has adopted these new regulations which are effective immediately. The final adoption of these regulations follows the Governor’s introduction of the regulations in October—an historic announcement marking the first time any Governor has issued statewide regulations to prohibit harassment and discrimination on the basis of gender ...

HARLEM UNITED PRAISES GOVERNOR CUOMO FOR NEW INVESTMENTS TO COMBAT HOMELESSSNESS

New York, NY (January 14, 2016) – Harlem United, a community-based housing, health and human services organization, praises Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to invest $20 billion over the next five years to  expand affordable housing and services to combat homelessness. In yesterday’s State of the State and Executive Budget Address, Governor Cuomo showed his commitment to invest in social and economic programs to help improve the lives of all New Yorkers.   The Governor announced two initiatives to help address the critical need for affordable and supportive housing over the next five years, including $10 billion for 100,000 affordable ...