Express your views!
You can help by participating in a range of activism events, such as joining our protests, political candidates forums, and educational sessions to learn more and let elected officials know about your views:
(see events in calendar view)
- OASAS’s Opioid Treatment Program Locations’ Concordance with Racist Redlining MapsTo see the presentation by Shawn Hill at the Rockefeller Institute of Government’s Developing Evidence-Based Drug Policy Conference (October 14, 2021) see: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/14DyAjBrGWu8a9EoEP25N3B9J8gCtzsJUV2lYPjJ9Jyc/edit?usp=sharing or watch the recording of the presentation:
- Patch.com Reports on Harlem Oversaturation PushbackNick Garber posted: Drug Clinics Face Scrutiny In Harlem As Residents Push Back on Patch.com on March 24, 2021 and examined the “tax revolt” and a new community board resolution aim to stop the … Continue reading “Patch.com Reports on Harlem Oversaturation Pushback”
- Harlem Battles an Increasing Rate of Opioid Injections“I was born and raised in Harlem,” says Maria Granville, “and I have never seen anything this bad.” begins an article by Karina Tsui on medium: https://medium.com/labor-new-york/a-community-battles-with-increasing-rates-of-open-opioid-injections-9cea139c963c Granville, a board member at Harlem’s Mount … Continue reading “Harlem Battles an Increasing Rate of Opioid Injections”
- Columbia University Journalists Cover Harlem Protest“We are fed up,” said Laurent Delly, a Harlem resident and active community member. “Something needs to be done because enough is enough. I can not keep walking down my street and seeing people … Continue reading “Columbia University Journalists Cover Harlem Protest”
- Harlem Residents Demand Fewer Drug Clinics, Improved Quality of LifeColumbia University’s Olivia McCourry covered the October 8th, 2021 protest by Harlem and East Harlem residents who are fed up with the oversaturation of substance abuse clinics in our community. A number of politicians … Continue reading “Harlem Residents Demand Fewer Drug Clinics, Improved Quality of Life”
- Protest at Gracie MansionWe had a fantastic turnout at Da Homeless Hero’s amazing rally and march at Gracie Mansion on Saturday, July 10th. Our message that congregant shelters, poorly run shelters, and inadequate supportive housing are the root … Continue reading “Protest at Gracie Mansion”
- Community Board 11 – Moratorium Vote PostponedCommunity Board 11 has postponed their discussion/vote on a proposed moratorium on new or expanded addiction programs in East Harlem. This issue will not come before the board tomorrow evening, at their January 26th … Continue reading “Community Board 11 – Moratorium Vote Postponed”
- Looking Back at Our Jan 14 2021 Town HallIn Jan 14 2021, over 200 attendees turned out on Zoom to listen to updates on crucial quality of life concerns in Harlem, as well as Greater Harlem Coalition’s accomplishments in 2020, and our … Continue reading “Looking Back at Our Jan 14 2021 Town Hall”
- NY Govt Wants to Hear Your Views on Pending Merger of Dept of Addiction Services and Dept of Mental Health@NYOASAS and @NYSOHM are on a listening tour. Pls send your views to @NYGovCuomo! This is the chance to help build a more effective @NYOASAS and stop the issue of oversaturation #greaterharlem #redliningharlem #inequity #oversaturation
- Patch: Results so far of Mayor’s Recent Visit to 125th StreetThanks to concerns you have passionately made to our Mayor, elected officials have taken some actions to mitigate the unacceptable quality of life issues on 125th street and its vicinity.