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8 May

How a smiling face & a listening ear make all the difference

Arleen came to Harlem United as a temp in 2006. For the past nine years, the front desk on the second floor of 306 Lenox Avenue has slowly become her “home.” ... more
7 May

Race. Jog. Walk. Skip. Shuffle.

Whether you race, jog, walk, skip, or shuffle, we hope you'll do it with us! You are invited to our upcoming community race around Marcus Garvey Park, as part of ... more

How we're going to end AIDS in New York

Today we are making history. It’s the beginning of the end of the HIV epidemic as we know it in New York State. Governor Cuomo endorsed a Blueprint to End ... more
27 Apr

At-Risk LGBTQ youth have a message to share at the divisive ATLAH sign

This story was also covered by The Huffington Post "The homo demons have metastasized in Harlem restaurants possibly transmit sexual disease" "Many of these ... more
23 Apr

Hilda Meza uses art to heal

Hilda Meza joined Harlem United in 2006, when our El Faro Health Center opened, and has been our east side art therapist ever since. Hilda is an avid a painter ... more
8 Apr

After building a better life for herself in Harlem, this Côte d’Ivoire native is helping others build their own

Shortly thereafter, she opened a restaurant on 128th St. specializing in West African cuisine. She started at Harlem United 15 years ago as a volunteer, at the ... more