Lew Zuchman, 1961 Freedom Riders honored at performance of “MANDELA” Play

On Saturday, Febraury 26th, the East Harlem Repertory Theatre hosted a special showing of their play MANDELA. The performance honored Lew Zuchman and the 1961 Freedom Riders. In attendance  along with Lew Zuchman, was fellow Freedom Rider Bob Heller, and both were brought on stage at the end of the performance. The performance was attended […]

Young Women’s Empowerment Kicks off!

We had an AMAZING meet-up for Young Women’s Empowerment! This event presented such a loving, fun, educational day. The day was blessed by keynote speaker Pillar Wilkins, the Assistant Principal at Renaissance School of the Arts, who spoke about how the power of loving oneself can lead to positivity and empowerment of others as well […]

SCAN New York and Boys & Girls Harbor Merge to Form SCAN-Harbor, Inc.

Following a year of successful pro-active collaboration to enrich services to Harlem and East Harlem children and families, a formal corporate merger has been approved. East Harlem, NY – October 2019 The corporate merger of two of Harlem/East Harlem’s most respected community-based youth and family service providers – SCAN (Supportive Children’s Advocacy Network) New York […]

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Our 2016 Spring Gala was a Huge Success!

On May 17th over 130 friends, supporters and partners gathered at the New York Junior League to celebrate our 2016 Spring Gala, “Reaching New Horizons“. This year’s event was a wonderful opportunity to honor those who continue to play a vital role in our growth, and to raise much-needed funds to help improve the lives […]

Our First Girls Empowerment Conference is a Huge Success!

On Saturday, April 18th, more than 60 young women from our programs in East Harlem and the South Bronx attended a full-day event at SCAN’s Johnson Cornerstone Community Center. The day featured a range of workshops geared to promote self-confidence and teach participants how to take action to develop a dream or a vision for […]

SCAN is Recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice

In a recent ceremony, SCAN was recognized for its collaborative efforts in reducing youth violence. In a recent ceremony, the U.S. Attorney General’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Community Partnerships for Public Safety was given for outstanding achievement in the development and support of partnerships designed to address public safety within a community, honoring the […]

Healthy Food Fall Festival is Celebrated at our Johnson Community Center

SCAN recently held a three-day Healthy Food Fall Festival at our Johnson Cornerstone Community Center in East Harlem. Attended by over 100 NYCHA residents of all ages, the free events included healthy food and nutrition education. SCAN recently held a three-day Healthy Food Fall Festival at our Johnson Cornerstone Community Center in East Harlem. Attended […]

Teen and Young Adult Job Summit Fosters Access to Employment

As part of our continuing efforts to create economic opportunities for East Harlem residents, SCAN hosted a Youth Job Summit this past October 8th at our Johnson Houses site, which drew over 100 community members between the ages of 16 and 24. Thanks to the sponsorship and hard work of the Office of New York […]

Officials from the Israeli Ministry of Social Affairs Visit SCAN

On September 18th, SCAN New York hosted a visit by key officials from the Israeli Ministry of Social Affairs, including Mr. Yossi Silman, Director General, and Mr. Yekutiel Sabah, Director of Research and Planning. Mr. Silman and Mr. Sabah, as well as additional representatives from the Ministry, and the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute, visited SCAN’s administrative office […]