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Sakura Park Festival to Celebrate Global Arts, Food, and Community in Harlem on September 9

The Sakura Park Festival, sponsored by the Columbia University School of Professional Studies, the Morningside Area Alliance, and International House, celebrates global arts, food, and community in Harlem.

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SPS and WHDC Collaborate on Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series

ColumbiaNewsletter highlights SPS Community Relations and the West Harlem Development Corporation's "Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series," offering organizational best practices to more than 100 Harlem nonprofits.

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Office of Government and Community Affairs Highlights Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series

The Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series, co-produced by SPS and the West Harlem Development Corporation, aims to create stronger, sustainable organizations throughout the community.

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SPS Community Relations Programs Highlighted in University Publications

Columbia University recently featured SPS Community Relations Programs in two of its publications, Growing Together and the Columbia News website.

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Three Columbia Community Scholars Discuss “Hip-Hop Education: Propelling and Preserving the Movement”

One week before Kendrick Lamar became the first hip-hop artist to be awarded Columbia University’s Pulitzer Prize, Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies presented the panel discussion “Hip-Hop Education: Propelling and Preserving the Movement” to explore hip-hop as it approaches its 45th anniversary.

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Columbia Emeritus Professors and School of Professional Studies Present Spring 2018 Speaker Series at Morningside Gardens

This series of talks, with discussion, is the result of collaboration between three organizations: Emeritus Professors in Columbia (EPIC); Columbia University School of Professional Studies; and Morningside Retirement and Health Services (MRHS).  This is the second year for the series which is open to the public without charge.

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Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series Focuses on Strategic Communication

The Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series continued in November 2017 for grantees of the West Harlem Development Corporation.

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Community Scholar Adarsh Alphons: From Teaching Kids Art to Creating a National Nonprofit Arts Organization

In 2011, Adarsh Alphons, an immigrant here on a work visa with a mountain of student loans, decided to do everything he wasn't supposed to do: teach art classes to youth full-time for no pay.

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Inaugural Event Held for Excellence in Nonprofit Management Series

The workshop session was led by Master of Science in Nonprofit Management faculty member Gloria Johnson-Cusack.

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Education and the American Prison System: Reverend Vivian Nixon Lectured at Columbia

The Spring Community Scholars Lecture will feature Reverend Vivian Nixon discussing how higher education can change the U.S. mass incarceration system.

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