Celebrating Heroes of the Pandemic and social justice — this series spotlights the people making a difference in our community from the front lines of medicine, to work in the arts, education, food service, religious life and environmentalism through tribute posts on social media and in local press coverage.

 

It builds on our 20-year effort to highlight people and institutions that have made Harlem blossom and reflects the response to an illness that has disproportionately struck Black and Brown communities. Meet 12 remarkable honorees below and learn about the others on Instagram/harlemishealing/

HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT

LUBNA AHMED | WE ACT

LUBNA AHMED | WE ACT

DR. STEVEN CORWIN

DR. STEVEN CORWIN

DR. CALVIN SUN

DR. CALVIN SUN

DR. LENA GREEN

DR. LENA GREEN

SADIE TRELEVEN

SADIE TRELEVEN

DR. DARA KASS

DR. DARA KASS

CUNY MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADS

CUNY MEDICAL SCHOOL GRADS

COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

HCCI

MICHAEL GARNER

GREATER HARLEM CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

UNION SETTLEMENT ASSN.

ARVA RICE | NEW YORK URBAN LEAGUE

NIKOA EVANS-HENDRICKS

SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE

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