East Harlem Carries More Than Its Fair-Share

East Harlem (in red) hosts OASAS licensed Opioid Treatment Programs that other, wealthier zip codes have rejected. This is a clear illustration that OASAS supports medical redlining and asks low-income communities of color to take more than their fair share of programs. OASAS Licensed Opioid Treatment Program Capacity Totals (by Zip Code)

Staten Island v Harlem (Part 2)

In 2018 Staten Island had 50% more premature drug-related deaths than Harlem, yet Harlem has 6 times the Opioid Treatment Program capacity. As a result, many Staten Islanders have to travel to other boroughs (and to Harlem, for example) for help in their struggle with addiction. OASAS Licensed Opioid Treatment Program Capacity – 2018

Staten Island v Harlem

Staten Island has 35% more people than Harlem, yet according to the New York Department of Health, in 2018 it had over 50% more premature drug-related deaths. Premature Drug-Related Deaths – 2018

Greater Harlem Coalition Partners With SiliconHarlem.net

The Greater Harlem Coalition partnered with Silicon Harlem to present an NYC Open Data workshop on Visualizing Social Justice on March 4th. Visualizing Social Justice

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