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CCNY co-hosts Harlem Emergency Preparedness Day, September 22

For the third straight year, The City College of New York is partnering with Harlem Hospital Center in maintaining the community’s preparedness for any large-scale disaster. On Tuesday, September 22, from 12 noon to 4 p.m., the two institutions will co-host Harlem Emergency Preparedness Day in the Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. State Office Building Plaza, located at 163 West 125th Street in Manhattan.

Members of the community are invited to attend and receive information on evacuation procedures, emergency procedures for the disabled, flood zones in Harlem, first aid care and survival go-bags.

Speakers include Eboné Carrington, deputy executive director and chief operating officer of Harlem Hospital and Stuart Reid, director of City College's WHCR 90.3FM Emergency Broadcast Team.

A community radio station owned by CCNY, WHCR 90.3FM, under the leadership of General Manager Angela Harden, has helped raise awareness about disaster preparedness in Harlem.  

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Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering; the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.

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