Celebrating Our Roots: HEAF 2022 Gala

We were thrilled to host our 18th Annual Gala in-person on Wednesday, October 26. After having our gala completely virtual in 2020 and a hybrid model last year, it was great to have so many supporters of HEAF under one roof at Cirpiani 42nd Street, to celebrate HEAF’s...

NYC DYCD Commissioner Keith Howard Visits HEAF

HEAF welcomed Commissioner Keith Howard of the New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to our Harlem campus yesterday to share our program goals, outcomes and see our exceptional HEAF Scholars in action. During the visit, Commissioner Howard...

Michael G. Johnson to Lead HEAF

Michael G. Johnson Appointed President & CEOof Harlem Educational Activities Fund   Passionate, Impactful, Results-Oriented Executive with Public, Corporate and Nonprofit Experience Whose Drive for Equitable Education Reflects HEAF’s Mission to Provide...

Celebrating College Decision Day 2022

HEAF was founded more than 30 years ago with the explicit mission to get students from underserved communities across New York City to and through college, and into meaningful careers. For nearly a decade, HEAF has celebrated the college decisions of its seniors, and...

Summer Benefit 2022 Recap

HEAF celebrated the end of another successful academic year at our Summer Benefit, held this year at the International House. HEAF supporters gathered to celebrate the class of 2022 and the important impact made by our team, volunteers, and supporters to get HEAF...

HEAF Homecoming 2022

HEAF was thrilled to bring together alumni, staff, volunteers, board members and current students for our Homecoming event. The event was kicked-off by HEAF Founder and Chair Emeritus Daniel Rose, who regaled attendees with the story of HEAF’s founding, and the great...

The Power of Personal Branding

Continuing its strong commitment to HEAF, our corporate partner Perella Weinberg Partners (PWP) developed a “Power of Personal Branding” Industry Immersion session to help our students think critically about defining and maintaining an authentic sense of self.  PWP...

Health, Science and Technology Career Panel

HEAF’s Spring “Health, Science and Technology Career Panel” is critical to helping our students gain the knowledge they need to make informed decision about their work in high school, college and into careers. featured eight leaders from across practices and...

2021 Alexandra Korry Scholarship Recipients

HEAF is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Alexandra Korry Scholarship: Sydney Bush; Junior, Stony Brook University and Jay-Len McLean; Sophomore, Stony Brook University. The Alexandra Korry Scholarship was established in 2020 by HEAF to honor the...

Sodexo Lessons for Success

Sodexo Encourages HEAF Students to Pursue Their Passions and Own Their Futures Furthering its commitment to bridge academic and opportunity gaps for our students, HEAF’s corporate partner Sodexo hosted two panels in March aimed at helping our students pursue their...

HEAF Students Explore Manga

At HEAF, we are always open to the input and interests of our students. We encourage our students to expand their horizons and learn about things that excite them, and we are here to help them along the way. Currently we have a group of students who are interested in...

HEAF Scholarships

Annual HEAF Scholarships recognize five Harlem Educational Activities Fund high school seniors with financial awards for outstanding essay submissions. HEAF Scholarship Eligibility All current HEAF high school seniors are eligible to apply for a HEAF Scholarship. HEAF...