If you would like to offer your thoughts to the hospital on their plan to move 2,500 mental health and addiction services clients from Morningside Heights to West 124th Street, this is a great opportunity.
Come speak out about an oversaturation of homeless services in Harlem.
We oppose the addiction and psychiatric facility Mount Sinai plans to open on 124th St between Lenox Ave and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd.
Data gathered by the NYC Dept of Health shows that what Harlem needs most are cancer and heart disease-related health facilities. #harlem #eastharlem #fairshare
In Manhattan, homeless shelters are most concentrated in Central Harlem and East Harlem.
In 2017, NYC City Council wrote a report outlining the policy of even distribution—fair sharing—of public services, both beneficial and least desirable. Communities of color and lower socioeconomic status, such as Harlem and East Harlem, have historically been the dumping ground for services unwanted in other communities. It is time to distribute these services evenly [...]
The Greater Harlem Coalition Town Hall on Thursday, March 28th, at 7 pm at The Greater Calvary Baptist Church, 55 W 124th St, New York, NY 10027 (between Lenox/5th).
Wherever OASAS has sited opioid treatment programs, we find more drug/alcohol-related arrests. Not only that: size matters. The larger the OASAS licensed opioid program, the more likely the community is to have high rates of drug/alcohol arrests.
Save the date for Thursday, March 28th, 2019. The Greater Calvary Church, 124th Street between Mount Morris Park West and Lenox Avenue.
Map indicating NY State Assembly district, substance abuse facilities are most concentrated in assembly districts representing Central and East Harlem and lower Washington Heights.