Notes from the CB9 subcommittee meeting regarding the Homeless Shelter plans in Harlem.
Come speak out about an oversaturation of homeless services in Harlem.
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 […]