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We proudly salute our partners and collaborators who have helped make harlem is . . . possible.

harlem is . . .  SENIOR ADVISORY GROUP:

Barbara Horowitz, Community Works

Voza Rivers, New Heritage Theatre Group

Dietrice Bolden, Impact Repertory Theater

Lee Daniels, Writer

Michael Davidson, Board Developer

Paul Deo, Artist

Daniel Carlton, Artist and Historian

Eugenia Foxworth, Foxworth Realty

Kathleen Benson Haskins, Community Advocate

Laura Jean Hawkins, Hawkins Consulting

Deirdre Hollman, Educator

Deborah Pannell, Project Mavens

Terry Schwadron, Journalist and Musician

Randall Kennedy, Community Works Organizer and Exhibition Producer

David Lackey & Terren Baker, Whirlwind Creative, Website & Exhibition Design and production



Joyce Adewuni, African Ensemble

Courtney Bennett, 100 Black Men

Herb Boyd, Journalist

Francois Brooks, Choreographer 

Debra Ann Byrd, Take Wing and Soar

Joanna Castro, Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance

Lainie Cooke, New Heritage Theatre Group Organizer and Musician

Marcos Dimas, Taller Boricua 

Geoff Eaton, NAACP, Mid-Manhattan Branch

Michael Esguerra, Graphic Designer

Irene Gandy, Jeffrey Richards Associates

George Harrell, Community Board 19 Arts and Culture

Craig Harris, Musician

Laura Jean Hawkins, Hawkins Consulting

Linda Humes, Yaffa Cultural Arts Center

Glenn Hunter, Harlem Archives

Cal Jones, Community Historian

Clarence Jones, Author, Stanford University

Jamal Joseph, Columbia University

Randall Kennedy, Community Works Organizer and Exhibition Producer

Fern Khan, Educator, Bank Street College of Education

Connie Lee, Marcus Garvey Park Alliance

Lynn Leiberman, GothamToGo

Sandra Levinson, Center for Cuban Studies

Winston Majette, Harlem Week

Elena Martinez, Bronx Musical Heritage Center

Joyous Pierce, Harlem Arts Alliance

Eric Pryor, Harlem School of the Arts

Sandra Rivera, Choreographer

Janice Mae Robinson, Actor

Greg Shank, City College Center for the Arts

Robin Bell Stevens, Jazzmobile

Karen Taylor, Where We Are At

Ellie Terry, Writer

Carmen Vasquez, Community Advocate

Linda Walton, Cultural Arts Consultant

Eric Washington, Historian

Sylvia White, Harlem Hospital Center

Ade Williams, Apollo Theater

Jill Williams, Clark Center for Dance

Lloyd Williams, The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce

Mal Woolfork, TMI Partners and Solutions

Theodora Yoshikami, Community Advocate



To documentary photographer Ruth Morgan for her exquisite portraits of harlem is… honorees,

To NYPL’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for the cherished archival photographs

To Michael Esguerra for his extensive work as exhibition and publication designer.


Ebone M. Carrington, MPA, FAB, Chief Executive Officer, NYC Health+Hospitals/Harlem

Sylvia L. White, Deputy Executive Director, NYC Health+Hospitals/Harlem

Mary E. Short, Assistant Director, NYC Health+Hospitals/Harlem

To  Whirlwind Creative Inc. for the design and development of

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