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Emma L. Bowen CSC Announces Recipients of 2018 Humanitarian Awards

World renowned choreographer Bill T. Jones, trailblazing opioid specialist Dr. Melissa Freeman and philanthropist Richard “Big Daddy” Salgado to receive award named after a Harlem trailblazer HARLEM, NY — Thursday, September 13, 2018 — The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center, one of Harlem’s leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing supportive behavioral health services to…
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Longtime Bowen Executive Director William Witherspoon Retires

Thank You, Mr. Witherspoon! The Bowen Center bid farewell to its longtime Executive Director, William S. Witherspoon, Jr., who retired this summer, after 25 years at the helm of the Bowen Center, helping to make it one of Harlem’s leading community-based organizations dedicated to providing supportive behavioral health services. A longtime member of the Coalition…
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Visit from Manhattan Borough President Featured in Harlem World Magazine

Our executive leadership were delighted to welcome to the Center Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer. Joined by her director for Northern Manhattan, Athena Moore, and two eager interns, BP Brewer toured the center and heard both from staff and clients how critical its services are to the community. MBP Gale Brewer Visits Harlem’s Emma L. Bowen…
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Preschool Ceremony Featured in Harlem World Magazine

Our "Moving Up" ceremony, which will take place later this week, received media attention today by Harlem World Magazine. We look forward to presenting former Mayor of New York David Dinkins with a humanitarian award and celebrating the success of our preschool students this past year. Mayor David N. Dinkins to Receive Humanitarian Award in Harlem Dinkins will…
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