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.
A map highlighting the high concentration of substance abuse facilities in Harlem and Washington Heights
Harlem is proportionally oversaturated with social services, including substance abuse, homeless shelters, halfway houses, mental health services.
As far back as April 2008, Community Board 10 of Central Harlem established a resolution calling for a moratorium on dumping social service facilities, supporting the "fair share" of these types of services throughout the city. Moratorium on Drug Treatment FacilitiesDownload Moratorium on Expansion of Central HarlemDownload
The people of this community who have endured tough times in prior decades are now enjoying a reawakening of what Harlem has to offer
Executive Committee meeting of Community Board 10 the members voted unanimously to rescind the CB vote taken at the General Board meeting in May 2018 allowing Mount Sinai to erect a health facility at 160 West 124th Street New York, New York 10027.
State Senator Brian Benjamin recently wrote a letter of support for CB10's withdrawal of support for Mount Sinai's plan to create yet another drug facility in Harlem. Letter of Support CB 10Download
Adriano Espaillat recently wrote a letter of support for CB10's decision to withdraw its endorsement of a drug addiction facility at 160 West 124th Street, NY, NY 10027. Congressman Espaillat CB10 Support Letter BSA Mt. SinaiDownload
This Postcard Activism Party will be the first of six parties that we’re planning between now and May/June.