Harlem Children’s Zone CEO Kwame Owusu-Kesse and President Geoffrey Canada are featured in “City and State’s The Power of Diversity: Black 100” list of the most influential Black individuals in New York politics.
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Geoffrey Canada and Kwame Owusu-Kesse discuss how the pandemic amplifies and may help address inequalities in education
School closures in response to the pandemic not only raised concerns about students’ ability to receive a quality and consistent education remotely – but also the need for other services schools provided like meals, mental health services, child protective services, and child care. In Christian…
HCZ leadership discuss HCZ’s data-driven approach and the impact of place-based work in Harlem and across the nation
“The Harlem Children’s Zone is at its best in crisis,” said HCZ CEO Kwame Owusu-Kesse on CNBC this morning. Owusu-Kesse, HCZ President Geoffrey Canada, and Chairman of the Board Stanley Druckenmiller discussed HCZ’s 20 years of community engagement and building opportunities in neighborhoods and the…
Geoffrey Canada and Tyree Boyd-Pates discuss America’s history of disenfranchisement and the potentially catastrophic effects of the pandemic on education. Read more here.
“Being promoted to chief executive of Harlem Children’s Zone in the middle of a pandemic didn’t feel like bad timing to Kwame Owusu-Kesse. Instead, he said, “it made me think more about our purpose and possibilities.” The New York Times shares how HCZ CEO Kwame Owusu-Kesse spends his Sundays. Read…
Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ) will receive a $26-million commitment through The Audacious Project to inject vital resources into six communities nationwide that have historically faced neglect and disinvestment as part of its response to COVID-19. Read more in NonProfit Times.
Harlem Children’s Zone CEO, Kwame Owusu-Kesse and President, Geoffrey Canada join “Squawk Box” to discuss the organization’s initiative to scale Covid-19 relief.
Harlem Children’s Zone President and Founder Geoffrey Canada joins Stephanie Ruhle on MSNBC to discuss what needs to be prioritized for students in underserved communities as schools work to reopen. Watch the interview here.
CEO-Elect Kwame Owusu-Kesse appeared on “CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow” to discuss Harlem Children’s Zone’s response to COVID-19, the pandemic’s impact on Harlem and communities across the country and the critical work ahead.