Harlem-based Organizations featured in Rezoning Harlem

Coalition to Save Harlem

The Coalition to Save Harlem was formed by a progressive group of individuals and organizations in November of 2007 in response to Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to rezone 125th Street from river to river. CSH works towards preserving and protecting Harlem in the best interest of its residents and small business owners. 

Harlem Tenants Council

Founded in 1994, The Harlem Tenants Council is a tenant led grassroots organization helping to provide poor and working class families in Central Harlem with eviction intervention services and to encourage Harlem residents to become key players in the decisions affecting their community.

VOTE People (Voices of the Everyday People)

VOTE People was originally formed in response to the city’s rezoning plans for 125th Street and are working towards giving a voice to residents of communities impacted by economic, political, and legal reform.

Other Harlem-based Organizations

Harlem Business Alliance

The Harlem Business Alliance is an organization serving as an advocate for the preservation and proliferation of local and small businesses in Harlem.  The HBA aims to help businesses adversely affected by the 125th Street rezoning by providing them with loans, incentives, and other programs and services aiming to protect and strengthen the local business community. http://www.hbany.org/Home.html

Monique Ndigo Washington, Coalition to Save Harlem

Painted gate by Franco Gaskin