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 to celebrate HEAF’s roots and honor Daniel...

NYC DYCD Commissioner Howard Visits HEAF

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...

Michael G. Johnson to Lead HEAF

Michael G. Johnson Appointed President & CEO of 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 Academic...

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. Read about HEAF Homecoming...

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. Read...

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 decisions about their work in high school, college and into careers. The panel featured eight leaders from across practices and...

2021 Alexandra Korry Scholarship Recipients Announced

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. Read more about the 2021 Scholarship...

Sodexo Lessons for Success

Furthering its commitment to bridge academic and opportunity gaps for our students, HEAF’s corporate partner Sodexo hosted two panels recently aimed at helping our students pursue their passions and hone the soft skills necessary to build networks and forge alliances...

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...

Women in STEM Panel

HEAF’s Women in STEM panel provided our students with an unprecedented opportunity to hear from an exceptional group of women representing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. Read more about the STEM...