Recent Blog Postings

Recent Blog Postings

Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2018
Thank you for making Harlem Academy’s Spring Benefit such a success. More than 400 guests joined us at The Pierre on April 18th, raising over $1 million toward scholarships. Your support provides a transformational opportunity that prepares our students to become tomorrow’s leaders.  You can revisit a few favorite moments from last night by checking out our photo gallery and video, “Harlem Academy: Developing Future Leaders.” Don Lemon poses with eighth graders Malik, Essence, Alberto and...
Tags: leadership, trustees, Spring Benefit, donors
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Thank you. On April 27, 2017,  Harlem Academy had the most successful Spring Benefit in our history, raising more than $1 million toward scholarships, ensuring that Harlem Academy can continue to offer transformational opportunities for our students. The event showcased Harlem Academy students and alumni, including a new video that features three graduates and their parents reflecting on their experience at the school, and how prepared they were for the challenging schools they now attend....
Tags: Spring Benefit
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2017
Three members of the Class of 2016 now attending rigorous day and boarding schools reflect on how Harlem Academy prepared them to succeed in their challenging new environments.
Tags: video, Spring Benefit, alumni
Posted on Saturday, May 21, 2016
First graders greet guests at the 2016 Spring Benefit.
First graders greet guests at the 2016 Spring Benefit.Harlem Academy held its annual Spring Benefit on April 28, 2016, raising more than $1 million towards scholarship support. This was the most successful event in the school’s history. The evening featured guest of honor, Clifford Alexander, a prominent civil rights adviser, who served as Secretary of the Army under President Carter and Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under President Johnson. While introducing him,...
Tags: Spring Benefit, alumni
Posted on Sunday, March 6, 2016
Clifford Alexander with Harlem Academy's eighth grade class.
Clifford Alexander with Harlem Academy eighth graders. Clifford Alexander to speak at Harlem Academy's Spring Benefit on April 28 Mr. Alexander spent decades in public service as a counselor to U.S. Presidents and as a champion of civil rights. An attorney and businessman, he was born and raised in Harlem. He attended Fieldston School, then Harvard where he was president of the Student Council, and Yale where he received his law degree.  In July 1963, he was called to serve on the staff...
Tags: Spring Benefit, history