Wolof : COVID-19 financial assistance programs for African businesses and nonprofits in New York City

Africa in Harlem put together a visual presentation in Wolof on different COVID-19 financial assistance programs available for African businesses and nonprofits in New York City. Source: Small Business Administration and NYC Small Business Services     Small Business Administration … 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: Applications for financial assistance to NYC small businesses are now open

Photo credit: Flamingo Images Mayor Bill de Blasio, the NYC Department of Small Business Services (SBS) Commissioner Gregg Bishop and NYC Economic Development Corporation President James Patchett announced today that loans are available for small businesses affected by COVID-19. Small … Read More

Harlemites seem unbothered by the Coronavirus but some businesses are feeling the heat!

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell If you listen to many Harlemites, you will think that the Coronavirus has not made it to New York City yet. They are going about their lives as usual and don’t feel concerned at all. But … Read More

Coronavirus: NYC Small Business Services releases new Guidance for Business Owners

The New York City Small Business Services released on March 14, 2020, a new Guidance for Business Owners to help them deal with the Coronavirus crisis General Good Practices • Have a contingency plan in place. Gather employee and supplier … Read More

SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop celebrates 10 years of Small Business Saturday with corridor tour in Brooklyn

Photo credit: NYC Department of Small Business Services NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Gregg Bishop celebrated 10 years of Small Business Saturday with a corridor tour of Myrtle Avenue in Brooklyn on November 30, 2019. With retail e-commerce sales amounting … Read More

Senegalese Chef Pierre Thiam launches Fonio Cookbook at the Africa Center in Harlem

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Senegalese Chef Pierre Thiam, also author and co-owner of Teranga Restaurant launched his latest book The Fonio Cookbook on November 3, 2019 at the Africa Center in Harlem. Fonio, an ancient grain that grows in the … Read More

USAfrica Business Expo takes place in New York City

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell USAfrica Business Expo, a B2B trade show conference and networking event aimed at showcasing available business opportunities in Africa and in the USA took place on September 20-21, 2019 at the New Yorker Hotel in Manhattan. … Read More

New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce honors Women of Excellence at Fundraising Breakfast

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell The New York Women’s Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2019 NY Women of Excellence & ContractHer Fundraising Breakfast, on September 20, 2019 in Manhattan. The organization dedicated to assisting women achieve success and economic independence through … Read More

Harlem Community Development Corporation teaches entrepreneurs how to shoot and edit video with a smartphone

Photos: Isseu Diouf Campbell Harlem Community Development Corporation held a workshop on to shoot and edit video with a smartphone on September 16, 2019 in Harlem. Filmmaker and video marketer Nina Froriep conducted the workshop.