Living Up to Promising Futures
Today’s children are tomorrow’s college graduates and community role models. We prepare Harlem’s children for self-sufficiency and lifelong success.
Building Up Healthier Neighborhoods
We pride ourselves on being responsive. We exist to listen to the needs of our community and offer full-scale, place-based solutions in kind that empower and support.
Opening Up Pathways to Success Across the Globe
We’ve gained a lot of knowledge and insights in our twenty-plus years. We are on a mission to help partners around the world replicate our programs and transform their own communities.
College is Calling
We’re so proud of our college graduates. They may leave the Zone to attend college, but they will always be part of the Zone. Discover how our CHECS program supports our scholars through college and career.
Our Impact By the Numbers
Called “one of the most ambitious social experiments of our time” by The New York Times, HCZ’s model to build up our community is pioneering, unique, holistic—and validated by a generation of proof. Launch Zone Map
college acceptance rate
youths and adults served annually
Healthy Harlem participants
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Health & Wellness
Harlem Children’s Zone Launches National Healthy Ways Program with First Site in Minnesota
Promise Academy Scholars Tackle Black Mental Health, Take Top Spot in iDEAS by Youth Entrepreneurship Competition