SCAN-Harbor Board Member, Lyor Cohen, Honored for His 40-year Career in HipHop

Earlier this week, at the Spirit of Life Gala hosted by City of Hope Foundation in Los Angeles California, Lyor Cohen, SCAN-Harbor Board Member, was honored for his impactful 40-year career in HipHop.   We are very proud of Lyor and his accomplishments, as he was given the Spirit of Life Award, and many of […]

Lyor Cohen and Chuck D at the Spirit of Life Gala in Los Angeles, California, October 18th, 2023

One Year Later…

SCAN-Harbor Celebrates Accomplishments One Year Later On October 19, 2022, SCAN-Harbor held its first in-person fundraising event since its successful merger of SCAN New York and Boys and Girls Harbor. The event was a smashing success! An impressive $1,000,000 was raised for SCAN-Harbor programs, but what was most memorable about the event was the joy, […]

SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy youth perform at the Better Together Gala 2022

SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy with Quite the Busy Summer!

To say that the Performing Arts Academy has had a busy summer would be an understatement. To recount all of the activities would take quite some time, so we wanted to share some highlights, because we are so proud of both the youth in the program who are pouring their hearts out for the program, […]

SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy students pose at the end of their showcase performance!

SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy Fall/Winter 2023 Registration Open

Pre-Registration has begun for SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy.   We are a tuition free program, based in East Harlem, servicing students ages 3 – 24.   Fall / Winter classes will begin Tuesday October 3rd 2023, Tuesday – Saturday.   Please use the link below to pre-register.   Pre-registration link – Fall 2023 – 2024: […]

SCAN-Harbor Welcomes Lanita A. Ward-Jones, MSG Entertainment, to W.I.S.H. Program Event

On Monday June 5th, SCAN-Harbor’s W.I.S.H. (We. I. She. He.) program welcomed Lanita A. Ward-Jones, Senior coordinator of Theater Operations at Madison Square Garden Entertainment, to a monthly program activity called “Monday Mix-Up.” The event aims to provide a safe space for members of the LGBTQ community. Ms. Ward-Jones spoke to participants about the importance […]

SCAN-Harbor’s Board President, Jamel Oeser-Sweat speaks at UNH Event

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, […]

Jamel Oeser-Sweat joins panel discussion on advocacy for human services.

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 […]