To ensure Harlem residents continue to thrive, HCC dedicates its work on the most vulnerable populations in the community

OUR IMPACT

7%

Harlem’s unemployment rate

(almost twice that of the national average).

27%

Poverty rate across northern Manhattan communities

(compared to 20% in New York City)

Embracing the values of entrepreneurship and education will continue to be at the heart of what we do as we seek to empower Harlem residents to create a more equitable and inclusive community for all

ENTREPRENEURIAL IMPACT

We invest with rigor in local businesses especially those owned by women and people of color in the Harlem community by providing access to capital, skills and markets

2,127

Entrepreneurs served

975

Entrepreneurs attended business workshops or seminars

389

Local Jobs Retained or Created

162

Loans Facilitated

$2.6

Million total loans disbursed

EDUCATIONAL

IMPACT

We believe we need to invest in the future of Harlem and that responsibility extends to our youth and the residents of Harlem

210

Lives positively impacted

8,100

Hours of programming

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Harlem Commonwealth Council is an economic development corporation determined to bring economic prosperity to Upper Manhattan, Washington Heights, and Bronx residents.

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