Harlem Children's Zone

Who Is Eligible:

AmeriCorps members provide in-class and after school literacy-based and conflict resolution training for children in Harlem elementary schools, tutor, mentor, instruct in computer skills, improve awareness of health and nutrition, and counsel and support children and families through the Harlem Children’s Zone Project, a neighborhood-based network of services.


These include: The Baby College, a weekly program that provides parents of children ages 0-2 with parent-training; the HCZ Health Initiative, a collaboration between HCZ, Harlem Hospital Pediatrics and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University to identify and link to effective treatments every child in the HCZ who has asthma; and the Renaissance University for Community Education (TRUCE), a year-round, extended day youth development program where members tutor and conduct college preparation activities.

Deadline: See "How To Apply" for any applicable deadlines.
Amount: See "How To Apply" for additional information.
How to apply:

Contact: Harlem Children’s Zone Peacemaker Program
35 East 125th Street
New York, NY 10035
Phone: 212-534-0700
Fax: 212-289-0661 or
Ms. Jasmine Credell or Ms. Erica Terrell
Program Directors
Harlem Children’s Zone Peacemaker Program
1916 Park Avenue, Suite 212
New York, NY 10037
Phone: 212-234-6200
Fax: 212-234-2340
E-mail: jcredell@hcz.org
E-mail: eterrell@hcz.org
URL: Harlem Children's Zone