A week long celebration of all things Harlem is going digital next month.
The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerece announced that Harlem week
2020 will be held virtually, streaming from online Aug 16-23. This week will
not only celebrate art, culture sports history and entertainment that is native
to Harlem but also include community building initative around education,
technology, economic emprowerment systematic racism, and the
disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color.
We recognize 2020 is a year unlike anything we have ever seen. From COVID-19
ravaging our most vulnerable communities to the racial reckoning in America
it is important that we share the culture , history, resience and strength of
Harlem to the world said Lloyd Williams, President of the Greater Harlem
Chamber of Commerce. "This year also marks the centennial celebration
of the Harlem Renaissance, the Negro Baseball League and the Women's
Suffrage Movement. We are proud to lead the way in the resurgence
of sports art entertainment and activism as New York City recovers from
the mutiple pandemics"For 46 years, Harlem Week has showcased the best
of Harlem The week's lineup of events.
Harlem 5K Virtual Run and Health Walk (Aug16 - 23)
The Harlem Music Festival (Aug 16-23) A Great Day in Harlem (Aug 16)
Youth Educationand Career Conferrence & Hack-A-Thon (Aug16)
Hon Percy E Sutton Business Conference (Aug 19)/Jobs and Career Fair Aug19