Last week, at an event hosted by United Neighborhood Houses (UNH), a 100 year old entity that represents 46 neighborhood settlement houses, reaching 765,000 New Yorkers, SCAN-Harbor’s board president, Jamel Oeser-Sweat was invited to speak on a panel discussion on advocacy for human services. We are honored to have been included in such a way, […]
SCAN-Harbor / Bronx District Attorney Co-Sponsor Youth Summit at Foster Center
This past weekend, youth from the South Bronx came to Reverend T. Wendell Foster Recreation Center, a community center operated by SCAN-Harbor for over 30 years, to discuss gun violence in their community. SCAN-Harbor and Office of the Bronx District Attorney hosted the Youth Summit, an event that will be the first of many […]
SCAN-Harbor’s Janice Harrison Honored with Award from COFCCA!
SCAN-Harbor Directors and Staff were thrilled to hear that Janice Harrison was honored with an award from COFCCA (The Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies)! The award, named the Jim Purcell Excellence Award, is given to a staff in a youth services agency “who demonstrates excellence in their job.” Janice is currently […]
What a Blast! SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Students Spotlighted at Radio City Music Hall
The 2023 Garden of Dreams Foundation Talent Show at Radio City Music Hall featured performances from kids in youth services agencies across New York. Once again, SCAN-Harbor had several artists in the talent show, and in addition, several other youth from SCAN-Harbor’s Performing Arts Academy helped with the production of the event- including DJing, Narrating […]
SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy Students Perform Tonight at Radio City Music Hall!
SCAN-Harbor’s Elite Ensemble from our Performing Arts Academy was featured on Pix11 News yesterday in anticipation of tonight’s performance at Radio City Music Hall (see video at end of article). The dancers gave a sneak peek of their performance while in-studio at Pix11 news, and they nailed it! Tonight’s performance is a production from […]
Lewis Zuchman has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry
SCAN-Harbor Executive Director Lew Zuchman is receiving the honor of induction into Marquis Who’s Who Registry, not only for his service as an original 1961 Freedom Rider, and his decades-long efforts in the Civil Rights movement, but as well, since 1987 he has positively impacted the lives of countless families and children as the Executive […]
SCAN-Harbor Reach for the Stars Student receives Inspire Scholarship for $60,000!
This week, a student in SCAN-Harbor’s Reach for the Stars program, Bri Butler, received a huge surprise! Bri was invited to Madison Square Garden to receive a gift of a $60,000 scholarship! The scholarship allows Bri to attend any HBCU in the fall, and will ensure a bright future for one of our bright […]
SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy to be Featured at Radio City Music Hall
On the evening of April 19th, 2023, SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy youth performers will join other youth performers for a special night showcasing the talent that resides in our community. Youth from the SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy will be featured in a few performances throughout the night, but also several alumni of the SCAN-Harbor […]
Mayor Adams, Governor Paterson, others join Black History Month Celebration at SCAN-Harbor’s Johnson Community Center
Last week an incredible Black History Month event took place at SCAN-Harbor’s Johnson Community Center in East Harlem. Assembly Member Eddie Gibbs and SCAN-Harbor, the largest youth services organization in Harlem, East Harlem, and the South Bronx, co-hosted the event to celebrate African American Firsts. The event honored the many civic leaders in New York […]
Celebration of 1961 Freedom Riders at SCAN-Harbor’s Rev. Wendell T. Foster Recreation Center
On Tuesday February 28th, at SCAN-Harbor’s Rev. Wendell T. Foster Recreation Center, in the Bronx, a very special event will take place honoring the Original 1961 Freedom Riders. The event, celebrating Black History Month, will feature a panel discussion between Freedom Riders, community leaders, and youth activists. There will also be a special […]