Category - Community Initiatives in Morningside Heights

West Harlem Community Benefits Agreement

On May 18, 2009, Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and the President of the West Harlem Local Development Corporation (WHLDC) signed the West Harlem Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) marking a unique partnership between the University and the residents in Manhattan’s Community District 9. The agreement, along with commitments made to the City and the State over the course of the formal>>>

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Columbia University Civic Programs and Initiatives

Columbia University’s Office of Government and Community Affairs maintains relationships with community-based organizations, government officials, corporations, minority entrepreneurs, developers, and related departments within the University.  The office works to maintain and expand  knowledge of existing businesses in the local marketplace, and to support area enterprise development in>>>

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Broadway Community, Inc.

Broadway Community, Inc. 601 West 114th St. New York, NY 10025 212-864-6100, ext. 120 Fax: 212-222-5609 bciboard@broadwaycommunity.org info@broadwaycommunity.org Broadway Community, Inc. provides emergency food, clothing and shelter to those in need, as well as long-term support aimed at healing the body, mind and spirit. BCI represents a community of people who have committed themselves to>>>

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Susan and Jack Rudin Center for Community Outreach

Every day the Va’ad Gemilut Hasadim: Susan and Jack Rudin Center for Community Outreach provides a variety of opportunities for JTS community members to go out into the local New York City community and volunteer to help. The Va’ad seeks to promote community service at JTS through its hands-on volunteer opportunities, educational programs, and Annual Tzedakah Campaign. History of the>>>

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Columbia Office of Community Affairs Blood Drive and Marrow Drive

Spring Blood Drive Campaign Over the years, Columbians have been very generous in donating blood for various causes and, in the process, have helped save the lives of many along the way – from trauma and cancer patients, to accident / burn victims, at-risk infants, and those with blood disorders. It is because of this generosity of volunteer blood donors in the Columbia community that patients>>>

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Community Impact at Columbia University

Community Impact at Columbia University 105 Earl Hall 2980 Broadway New York​​, NY 10027 (212) 854-1492 Youth programs: Andrea Summers (as4220@columbia.edu) Adult education: Rendolph Walker (rw2344@columbia.edu) Health/Emergency programs: Lucia Rutter (lsr2148@columbia.edu) All other inquiries: Community Impact Student Executives (ciexecs@columbia.edu)   Community Impact is a nonprofit>>>

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New York City Civic Engagement Program

New York City Civic Engagement Program, Barnard College 3009 Broadway New York, NY 10027   Prof. Jonathan Rieder Professor of Sociology Director, New York City Civic Engagement Program jrieder@barnard.edu (212) 854-4359   Junea Williams-Edmund Associate Director, Civic Engagement Career Development jmwillia@barnard.edu (212) 854-4214 (212) 854-2188 (Fax) Founded in 2003, Barnard>>>

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