Catch up on all things new Hire Harlem


Join Hire Harlem at the famous MLK Democratic Club in Harlem for a Young Professional‘s Mixer and discussion on entrepreneurship and other important issues in the community! Now’s the time to get involved!


Hire Harlem is a proud co-sponsor of "Building the Wakanda Project." With the immense success of the Black Panther movie, there is a real opportunity to engage in large-scale productive conversations about the past, current and future state of black communities across the globe. The Wakanda Project is focused on bringing together people to create content, inspire conversation and develop strategies necessary for a stronger, more fruitful collective future for all African Diasporic people.


Hire Harlem is a proud partner of the 36th Annual Columbia Black Business School Conference. Get your tickets here: attendees will also receive 15% off their dinner bill that evening at 4 Harlem black-owned restaurants: Melbas, Nabe, B2 Harlem and Hyacinths Haven! Support local!


Alex was invited back to his high school alma mater as a part of their Entrepreneur Speaker Series to discuss his path to IBM and Hire Harlem, how he hopes to change consumer spending and to encourage the students to be builders and problem solvers for issues they see around them. Read more about his visit here


Hire Harlem joined community leader Marsha Hugs at the launch event for the Hugs From Harlem Disaster Relief Alliance! We are happy to support Marsha and the team in this endeavor. A select number of Hire Harlem businesses have agreed to collect non-parishable items for hurricane victims and we are proud to highlight them all on our website. Our searchable database is a useful tool for community members who want to donate goods to the Relief Alliance.


Hire Harlem is an official co-sponsor of the Harlem Town Hall featuring Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Member Bill Perkins, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat, State Senator Brian A. Benjamin, and Assembly Member Inez Dickens. The town hall will be on Wednesday, August 2nd at the Police Athletic League (PAL) Harlem Center. See the official flyer to the left. Help us spread the word!


Hire Harlem launched it's website ( and hosted a launch party with special guests State Senator Brian A. Benjamin, and Assemblyman and Vice Chair of the DNC Michael Blake. The party was at B2 Harlem—a restaurant owned by two women of color in Harlem. Thank you to everyone who attended!