In early August, GHC reached out to you, our 1800+ members, and asked you a a few simple questions, including, “What would you’d like to say to our elected officials regarding the systemic oversaturation of Harlem?" and, "What has its impact been on you, your family, your neighbors, and your community?”
In your responses, you spoke of deep concern for your community and how life has changed for you. Starting last week and over the next few weeks, we'll be sharing your voices across key themes. This week, we focus on the impact that has been felt by children and families.
There was great concern about children regularly witnessing drug activities on the streets.
Here is what GHC members said: