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.
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Geoffrey Canada Speaks to Verizon Leadership Team about Building Opportunity and Equity in Communities
HCZ Founder and President Geoffrey Canada spoke with members of Verizon’s leadership team today about the history and challenges that the African-American community face and the solutions that are needed. As part of this discussion, Mr. Canada spoke about the William Julius Wilson Institute, a…
Kwame Owusu-Kesse discusses a new generation of leadership and community innovation at HCZ as the next incoming CEO on PIX 11.
Harlem Children’s Zone President and Founder Geoffrey Canada joins Stephanie Ruhle on MSNBC to explain the solutions we must implement to consider closing the wealth gap. Watch the full interview here.
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Stanley Druckenmiller and Kwame Owusu-Kesse Discuss Scaling the Harlem Children’s Zone Model Nationally
The Harlem Children’s Zone (HCZ) has been investing in education and support for children of New York City since the 1990s. Stanley Druckenmiller, the Chairman of the Board of HCZ and Kwame Owusu-Kesse, incoming CEO of HCZ, join “Squawk Box” to discuss how to scale…
“I remember thinking “hope is gone” in Harlem and I learned as a teenager when hope is gone, people feel they have nothing to lose. People who feel they have nothing to lose often do things that end up being self-destructive.” Read the full op-ed…
Economic inequality is a systemic issue and some organizations are seeking to tackle it by starting at the very early levels of education. Geoffrey Canada, president and founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone, joins “Squawk Box” to discuss.
During CNN’s Global Coronavirus Town Hall, HCZ president and founder Geoffrey Canada discussed the lasting mental health impact of COVID-19 on children and the emotional toll educators will face once school reopens. Watch here.