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January 12, 2024

The City College of New York Black Studies Program will present the 45th Annual Langston Hughes Festival on February 1, 2024 at Aaron Davis Hall, located at 115 Convent Avenue, in Harlem. This year we will be honoring Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Colson Whitehead. Join us from 12:30 - 1:45 PM for a Roundtable Discussion featuring The Paper, after which, we will screen the film The Five Demands. The Ceremony will be held from 6:00 PM featuring a musical performance by Memphis Music Ambassador, Ariel Reign.  


October 05, 2022

Date: Sunday, October 9, 2022 Time: 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM Location: St. Nicholas Park: James Baldwin Lawn 135th and St. Nicholas Avenue (B or C train to 135th Street) Thanks to a grant from Green Arts Live NYC, the City College Jazz Studies Program in partnership with Friends of St. Nicholas Park and NYC Parks, will return with their 2nd Annual St. Nicholas Park Jazz Fest. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy this free celebration of the Harlem Community and the rich artistic legacy it represents. Featuring ensemble performances by faculty and students of the renowned City… Read More »


June 27, 2022

Dear Members and Friends of the City College Community: Primary Election Day is Tuesday, June 28, 2022 and polls are open from 6:00 am – 9:00 pm. Find your election day poll site here. The primary election will be held for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Assembly and Judges. To participate in this election, you must be registered to vote with a party. You can verify your registration status here. Plan your Vote on Primary Election Day: Absentee Voting Due to a recent change in New York State law, voters who requested an absentee ballot for the June… Read More »


May 26, 2022

Dear Members and Friends of the City College Community: The June 3, 2022 deadline to register to vote (online, by mail and in-person) is quickly approaching. You must be registered to participate in the Tuesday, June 28, 2022 Primary Election for NY statewide offices (Governor, Lt. Governor, Comptroller, State Attorney, and judicial) and NYS Assembly. You can verify your Registration Status here. If you are not registered, here is how you can: A personalized NYS voter registration form is available through your CUNYfirst account. The CUNY Votes website has a downloadable New… Read More »


April 15, 2022

The City College of New York and Memorial Sloan Kettering Community Health Expo Date: April 23, 2022 Time: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Place: The City College of New York, Enter @ 135th St. and Convent Ave. New York, NY 10031 Includes health information, cancer and dental screening, cooking demonstration, nutritional information, yoga, dance, fitness, and more! FREE ADMISSION! Registration Requested.  


April 06, 2022

A true sign of spring... Bring the family and join us for bubbles, giggles, crafts and our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 16 from 12-2pm in St. Nicholas Park. This event is free and family-friendly! Date: Saturday, April 16, 2022 Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Location: St. Nicholas Park: James Baldwin Lawn 135th and St. Nicholas Avenue (B or C train to 135th Street) And SAVE THE DATE - the following week, April 22, will be our annual Earth Day Clean-Up


April 06, 2022

Preparing for the New Wave of COVID - A Community Q&A with Dr. Dara Kass Thursday April 7, 2022 Starts at 5:00 PM Join Borough President Mark Levine for a live-streamed Q&A with Dr. Dara Kass, MD, HHS Regional Director for Region 2. They will take your questions on the current state of NYC’s vaccination effort, what you should do to prepare for a potential new surge in cases, and other important COVID related topics. To register for the live Zoom webinar you can register here. The event will also be streamed on Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter.


February 25, 2022

Apply to become a Manhattan Community Board Member! Any city resident 16 or older can join! The only requirement is that you live or work in the district where you'd like to serve. Community Boards are the independent and representative voices of their communities—the most grass-roots form of local government. The Boards are pivotal in shaping their communities and work to enhance and preserve the character of the city’s many unique neighborhoods. Manhattan’s 12 Community Boards are composed of 50 volunteer members serving staggered two-year terms– thus, 25 members are… Read More »


December 06, 2021

Better Understanding Omicron - A Community Q&A with Dr Syra Madad Answering your questions about what's next for the pandemic in NYC Monday, December 6th 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Council Member Levine will be joined by Dr. Syra Madad to discuss what all the latest covid developments mean for NYC. Dr. Madad is Senior Director of the System-wide Special Pathogens Program Office in NYC’s public hospitals. She is also an internationally recognized expert on biosecurity and has been a leading voice on covid throughout the pandemic. Pre-registration is required to join the live zoom… Read More »


October 19, 2021

2021 General Election Debates Schedule Tuesday, October 19Public Advocate Spectrum News NY1 7 pm - 8 pm Candidates Appearing: Devi Nampiaparampil and Jumaane Williams Spectrum News NY1 is co-hosting with THE CITY, Citizens Union, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and Social Work Votes (Columbia School of Social Work & Latino Leadership Institute). * This debate is not required under city law since two or more candidates have not met the nonpartisan, objective, and nondiscriminatory criteria established in the Campaign Finance Act. The candidates… Read More »


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