SCAN-Harbor awarded $49,500 by the New York State Council on the Arts

NEW YORK – SCAN-Harbor announced today a grant award totaling $49,500 from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA) to support the recovery of the nonprofit arts and culture sector. Following New York State’s $105 million investment in the arts for FY2022, NYSCA has awarded more than $80 million since June 2021. NYSCA […]

SCAN-Harbor and NYSCA logos

SCAN-Harbor Afterschool Program Gets Special Shout-out

It is always great to feel appreciated. We wanted to share this small note of gratitude from our partners at Patrick Henry Preparatory School (PHP)   Principal Dimitres Pantelidis has been enthusiastically pleased with the SCAN-Harbor After-School program run by Vanessa Taylor. Recently Pantelidis shared this brief message of gratitude with everyone associated with the […]

SCAN-Harbor afterschool program pictures at Patrick Henry Preparatory (PHP)

SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy Student Awarded Chadwick Boseman Scholarship

Shawn Smith Jr. has been named as one of the original recipients of the Chadwick A. Boseman Memorial Scholarship. Recipients of the award receive a 4-year scholarship covering the full costs of tuition at Howard University. Shawn has not only been a fantastic student, and a stellar performer in SCAN-Harbor’s Performing Arts Academy Elite Ensemble, […]

DJ Webstar Features SCAN-Harbor Kids in Hit Video

SCAN-Harbor has been partnering with Harlem’s own DJ Webstar since before the summer began, and we could not be more excited! This past week, a video dropped online that recorded over Two million views in the first 24 hours after it was released! The video featured dancers from all over Harlem, young and old, and […]

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-Harbor Performing Arts Academy Program Registration Open!

Announcing: SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy Registration for Fall and Winter activities is now open!   The Performing Arts Academy is offering tuition free programming for New York City residents.   Each weekday (except Mondays) there will be a Hybrid Arts Academy from 3pm-9pm. In addition, the Academy will host a  Hybrid Arts Academy each Saturday […]

SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy Presents a New Musical

Using Our Voices… One City Many Tales We are so excited to announce that starting next week, the SCAN-Harbor Performing Arts Academy will be featuring a new musical: “Using Our Voices… One City Many Tales.” The production combines popular covers and original music by Tayon Burton and Khalifa White, and will feature the Elite Ensemble […]

RIBBON-CUTTING Ceremony at Mullaly Recreation Center Renovation

The Mullaly Recreation Center, soon to be renamed the Rev. T. Wendell Foster Recreation Center, in the Bronx will host an incredible event Thursday (June 24th) as we cut the ribbon on an amazing renovation! (Pictured) Rev. T. Wendell Foster speaking at Mullaly Recreation Center with daughter Diane Foster (far left), Gov. George Pataki (left), […]

SCAN-Harbor’s COVID-19 Response: In The News

SCAN-Harbor is making a significant impact regarding the COVID-19 crisis that is afflicting the communities of Harlem, East Harlem and the South Bronx. Below you will find recognition of these efforts from a variety of community partners.

Jamel Oeser-Sweat is elected President of SCAN’s Board of Directors

Read the New York Nonprofit Media article tracing Jamel’s journey from program participant to Board President. Jamel Oeser-Sweat, who began his association with the agency as a ten-year old program participant, has been elected President of SCAN-Harbor’s Board of Directors. On May 5th, the following article appeared on the New York Nonprofit Media homepage, written […]