Press Releases

Press Releases

Union Settlement Association  and Harlem Business Alliance receive UMEZ grants to offer 
technical assistance and loan packaging to local businesses and entrepreneurs.


UMEZ COO Hope Knight Recognized as Change Agent by Council on Urban Professionals at Wall Street Forum
October 3, 2014


$100,000 UMEZ Grant Helps Hispanic Federation Establish Affordable Rental Program For Latino Cultural Center  
September 5, 2014

Stanley Nelson and President Obama

UMEZ Grantee Awarded National Humanties Medal
July 28, 2014

Photo by Jocelyn Augustino



UMEZ Approves Nearly $1,000,000 in Grants and Loans to Support Small Business 
July 1, 2014

UMEZ Releases Report Detailing Its Impact on Upper Manhattan Economies
June 14, 2014


UMEZ Grantee CEO Earns 2013 Global Citizen Award From The Clinton Global Initiative 
October 1, 2013


Harlem Premiere of "Homegoings" Packs the Apollo 
June 21, 2013


Ribbon Cutting for Harlem Eco-Preschool  
May 6, 2013


 UMEZ Supports Stipends for Upper Manhattan Residents in Allied Health Sciences Internships for Upper Manhattan Students of City University of New York 
November 15, 2012



Study Chronicles Unprecedented Workforce Development Partnership Model 
November 6, 2012


Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance Recieves UMEZ Grant
October 17, 2011