Press Releases


COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS RALLY ACROSS STATE

Activists at a rally. Sign reads "Save Community Health Centers"
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 24, 2021Contact:Jennifer Johnson-Avril, Housing Works, j.johnson-avril@housingworks.org, 646.732.1573COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS RALLY ACROSS STATE TO TELL GOVERNOR CUOMO: STOP THE HEALTHCARE HYPOCRISYDON’T SHRED THE NEW YORK COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE SAFETY NETRally and Speak-outs Across State Including in Front of Governor Cuomo’s NYC OfficeNew York- In a statewide Day of Action to Save Community Health Centers that spanned events in NYC, Buffalo, and Rochester Tuesday, March 23rd, providers from New York’s neighborhood community health clinics, ...

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VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE TO SAVE NYS SAFETY NET

Zoom screen with Social Safety Net Leaders Speaking
"Harlem United thanks the NYC Council for passing Resolution 1529 and standing up for NY’s safety net providers and the communities we serve. It is critically important to the health and safety of NY’s most vulnerable and underserved communities--the very communities hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic--that the pharmacy carve-out be rejected. If implemented, the carve-out will victimize the communities who already face significant barriers to effective disease prevention and treatment and will further limit their access to care.” - Jacqui Kilmer, CEO of Harlem ...

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PRESS RELEASE: HARLEM UNITED RESPONDS TO GOV. CUOMO’S WORLD AIDS DAY PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release   Press Contact: Mari Eva Mendes | mmendes@harlemunited.org | m:646.505.7322 HARLEM UNITED RESPONDS TO GOV. CUOMO’S WORLD AIDS DAY PRESS RELEASE Each World AIDS Day, the Governor issues a press release honoring the day and celebrating the progress we have made in the fight to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Yesterday was no different. But tucked in the middle of yesterday’s press release was the Governor’s announcement that the State will provide $100 million to 340B providers in 2021 “to mitigate changes in reimbursement and ensure ...

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Press Release: HIV Task Force Leaders Call on Governor Cuomo

HIV TASK FORCE LEADERS SAY GOVERNOR CUOMO MUST UPHOLD HIS COMMITMENT THIS WORLD AIDS DAY TO END THE HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC AND ADDRESS RACIAL HEALTH DISPARITIESPRESS CONFERENCE HELD 11/30 CALLS UPON THE GOVERNOR TO CHANGE COURSE, PROTECT THE COMMUNITY HEALTH SAFETY NET Watch the full press conference Read remarks from Jacqui Kilmer, CEO Press Contact: Mari Eva Mendes | mmendes@harlemunited.org, (m) 646.505.7322NEW YORK, NY – At 10 AM on November 30, 2020, the day before World AIDS Day, the End AIDS New York Community Coalition joined ...

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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, “Today we celebrate African American liberation, along with our many staff members who have fond memories of participating in this day of community and joy throughout their lives. “Harlem ...

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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 noose was found in our own neighborhood, our very own back yard. Unacceptable.” “Make no mistake - we will not yield in our fight for racial justice and equality. Harlem United will not back down ...

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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 ...

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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 servic...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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