Philanthropy

Get to the Bottom Line of College Costs: HESC’s Free Comparison Tool Gets You There

Students receiving their college financial aid award letters can compare differences, calculate net costs and estimate total cost of college education, including student loan repayment scenarios College acceptance letters are arriving to excited college-bound students almost daily and financial aid award letters follow right behind. The award letter contains important information about the financial aid …

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Elegant for Prom

This Saturday, April 11th the boutique host a kick-off drive reception from 5-8pm for folks to stop by and donate their fancy accessories and clothing. Refreshments will be served. Our 2015 beneficiaries are Black Women for Black Girls Giving Circle and The Star Boutique. Elegant for Prom has donated hundreds of gently-used formal wear and …

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Harlem Educational Activities Fund Celebrates their 25th Anniversary with the Closing of the Bell at the NYSE

On Friday February 20th   representatives and guests of the Harlem Educational Activities Fund (HEAF) had the exclusive and coveted opportunity to stand on the floor of the NYSE.  In honor of this celebratory occasion, Ruth Rathblott, President and CEO, rings the Closing Bell. The Bells are held for companies either listing on the NYSE for …

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SUSAN TAYLOR: A NEW WAY FORWARD

Continuing to stay “In The Spirit” and still shaping new worlds for many, the elegant Susan Taylor takes time to sit with the Harlem times.  Highly recognized across the world stage for her inspirational monthly editorials for over 30 years, Ms. Taylor, the High-priestess in Black media was a dominating force.  Indeed, she still reigns …

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OHBM: BRINGING YOU A NEW YORK KIND OF SMILE

Setting the highest standards and restarting the game for young men of color, The One Hundred Black Men, Inc. (OHBM) recently gathered to celebrate their 35th Annual Gala.  Widely known as a platform to help individuals build their own human capital and mount initiatives to instill a sense of future-mindedness within their communities, the OHBM …

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What They See Is What They’ll Be….100 Black Men, Inc.

The Civil-Rights Movement was in its infancy in 1954 when Robert Mangnum became the youngest person, at 32, and the second black person to be named a deputy police commissioner in New York City. Mangnum was committed to “justice for all.” In February 1958, Police Commissioner Stephen P. Kennedy reprimanded him for “impulsive and improper …

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