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Dentist, Staff

The Staff Dentist is a provider in the dental programs responsible for comprehensive dental care in the dental department.  The Staff Dentist will perform provide care and determine treatment plans for all dental patients. He/She will perform dental initials, follow-up, endodontic, prosthodontics, prophylactic, restorative and surgical dental care.   The Staff Dentist will participate in dental quality of care initiatives and support the day to day operations of the dental clinic. Education and Certificate: Graduate of United States Dental School, Board ...

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Field Supervisor, Facilities/Administrative Operations

The maintenance field supervisor is responsible for all functions and operations related to the upkeep, repair and improvements of facilities and any other Harlem United property. The field supervisor is also responsible for the management of the department’s day-to-day operations in the field, including but not limited to special assignments of all units and all information related to them. The position requires a Wednesday to Sunday shift. General work hours are between 9 am and 5 pm. Overtime may be required. The ideal candidate will have skills ...

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Who has tickets to your life?

As I rode the subway home yesterday holding me Metro card — my ticket — in my hand, I realized that if you think about your life as a performance, you are in control of who (and what) gets tickets to this priceless event. It's up to me—and to you—to be mindful in deciding who we allow front row seats in our lives. My health is the most important thing in my life. Without good health, physical and mental, I wouldn't be able to live my life — to enjoy this one performance — to the fullest. But in the busyness of life, it's easy to let our priorities slide. ...

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Diversity & Inclusion: The Harsh Reality

I recently hosted a group and the topic was gender identity and roles. I must admit while this topic comes easy for me, as I was forced through my life experiences to realize the harsh reality that many people still believe that transgender people should not be seen or heard. Granted, a few gentleman gave me great respect but the facial expressions about the topic could be read across the room. About half of the group here macho men and the other half LGBTQ people. The face-off started when I asked, "Has anyone ever been called something that was not their name?" Then ...

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Fighting HIV Stigma: Meet Harlem United’s 2017 Peer Empowerment Leaders

Harlem United Peer Empowerment Leaders
Funded by Gilead Sciences through AIDS United, the Positive Organizing Project empowers people living with HIV to challenge HIV-related discrimination.

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Introducing PrEP Conversations, Our PrEP Education Video Series

Participants in Harlem United's PrEP video series
By now, you may have heard about PrEP. It’s a daily pill that can help you stay HIV-negative. But what is it really like to take PrEP?

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Rest In Peace and Power Don McVinney

Donald McVinney (photo via MySpace)
Yesterday, we received the news that we lost a very special member of the Harlem United family. Don McVinney wasn’t only a long-time staff member, he was a beloved supporter, advocate, and friend to staff and clients alike. We are all deeply shocked and saddened by his untimely death. It will take significant time for the reality of his passing to sink in for many of us. I first met Don when I joined Harlem United in 2010. He and I taught HIPAA and confidentiality trainings together, and I quickly grew to respect and admire him. I watched the way he interacted with ...

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Harlem United’s 2016 Year In Review

Vocational Education program graduates
Highlights from a busy 2016 at Harlem United!

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Finding the Greatest Love of All at Harlem United

Brian West
"Harlem United was the bridge that helped me take back my uncontrolled life."

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The Results Are In. Now What?

Now more than ever, we need to channel our emotion and core values into action.

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