Coronavirus : What’s next for Black businesses with SBA funding exhausted and SBS loan on pause?

 Africa in Harlem spoke with the Small Business Administration District Director Beth Goldberg after SBA and the Department of Treasury announced that the funding for the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Emergency Advance (EIDL/Advance) was exhausted … Read More

Coronavirus : IRS launches “Get My Payment” Web App to facilitate reception of $1,200 stimulus payment

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and IRS launched, on April 15, 2020, the “Get My Payment” web application. The FREE app allows taxpayers who filed their tax return in 2018 or 2019 but did not provide their banking information … Read More

Coronavirus : African leaders in New York speak about the toll COVID-19 is taking on the African Immigrant community

Africa in Harlem invited several African leaders to discuss the toll the coronavirus is taking on the African immigrant community in New York.   Related Images:

Coronavirus : NYC schools will remain closed until at least September 2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza announced today that New York City public schools will remain closed until at least September 2020. “We originally said the best-case scenario would be to come back on Monday, April 20th at the … Read More

Coronavirus : Black and Brown New Yorkers account for 69% of COVID-19 deaths in New York City

The City of New York released data on April 8, 2020 confirming a trend seen around the country in Chicago, Milwaukee County and Washington DC – that Black and Brown New Yorkers are the most impacted by the virus. While … Read More

Coronavirus : NYC Department of Health now recommends wearing a face covering in public

Photo credit: Michael Jung Muslim women have been covering their faces for centuries, but for the rest of the world, it is never too late to catch up! According to the NYC Department of Health, a study published on April … Read More

Immigration: Nearly 30,000 DACA recipients are frontline health care workers in the fight against COVID-19, but Trump wants them deported, says NYIC

“If SCOTUS allows President Trump’s termination of DACA to go forward, Dreamers will lose their authorization to work and could be deported to countries they barely remember during a pandemic when “sheltering in place” and standing united is vital to … Read More

Coronavirus: Tuesday Brooks, MBA discusses Federal and Local Assistance Programs for Small Businesses affected by COVID-19

Africa in Harlem invited Financial Manager Tuesday Brooks, MBA to discuss the Federal and Local Assistance Programs available for Small Businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the Coronavirus. Tuesday Brooks, MBA also gives advice on how to better manage your … Read More

Coronavirus: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Temporary Office Closure Extended until at least May 3

On March 18, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services temporarily suspended in-person services at its field offices, asylum offices, and application support centers (ASCs) to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). USCIS offices will begin to reopen on May 4 … Read More

Coronavirus: How to get your $1,200 out of the 2 Trillion Stimulus Package

Photo credit: Andy Dean The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most … Read More

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