Emily Davenport

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