The 2nd Annual Harlem READY! was a huge success!
Hosted by the WHCREBT Team and Harlem Hospital Center, the event attracted nearly 200 attendees who came to hear Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, CCNY President Dr. Lisa S. Coico, Harlem Hospital Center Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer Ebone´ M. Carrington, and WHCR General Manager and WHCREBT Commander-in-Chief Angela Harden.
Also participating as panelists and workshop facilitators were: Harlem Hospital Emergency Room Physician Dr. Melba Taylor, Harlem CERT leadership, OEM’s Herman Schaeffer, public housing resident leader Ethel Velez, local community technology specialists from the Digital Divide Project, and others who shared information about emergency preparedness and outreach into the Harlem community. Much was discussed and learned by the attendees and presenters, as networking and relationship-building were the order of the day.