East Harlem



East Harlem Needs Assessment

photo credit: Robert Johnson

For many years, community advocates, researchers and nonprofit groups have studied and written about East Harlem.  To make some of this information more readily available to those working to improve East Harlem, the New York City Food Policy Center conducted a search of needs assessments and food studies done in East Harlem over the period 2003 to 2013. We found a total of 19 assessments and food studies conducted by different groups, organizations and academics. Read the summary…


East Harlem Directory of Community Resources

2014-07-31 17.14.30East Harlem is an energetic, historic community with a network of resources for the many people who live, work, shop, eat, and visit El Barrio. Here we have compiled a directory of organizations that are involved in some way with food systems work in our neighborhood. If you or an organization you know is missing from this list, please email us at info@nycfoodpolicy.org and we’ll include the information.


Research Action Workshop on Food Environments and Food Policy in East Harlem: Reading List

DSC00259The entire list of readings assigned for the Spring 2014 East Harlem Research Action Workshop. Learn more about the East Harlem Research Action Workshop.




Get Involved!

8_14_ADG-35Get involved! Contact your local representatives to advocate for change around the pressing issues facing our community. Join a working group or coalition and find strength in numbers.




East Harlem Community Websites and Blogs

DSC00114Find links to the many websites, blogs, community message boards and groups that report on East Harlem current events and resources.




All in East Harlem

allineastharlemlogoLearn about this landmark partnership, kicked off as a conference that brought together Hunter College faculty and students and the many individuals and organizations concerned about the future of East Harlem and the well being of its residents.




Come across other useful resources? Please send us the link at info@nycfoodpolicy.org.
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