Telem Events 2014

On Saturday, November, 22, 2014, Telem held it’s third annual dance party at Aloft Hotel Harlem to celebrate another year of accomplishments and to raise funds for Telem programs. DJ VPNW kept the party going with a mix of Afrobeat and Salsa sounds. Dance performances by salsa troupe Elegancia and TNT were explosive. Thanks to all our guests and supporters who came to party for a great cause. See what happened here.

On Sunday November 16, 2014, a group of Telem teens and three chaperones volunteered at a nursing home and rehabilitation center in Upper Manhattan. The volunteers led a rousing bingo game, helped to transport clients with mobility challenges, participated in a concert and created crafts to provide cheer for the elderly residents. We are proud of our teens for taking the time out to give back to the community in this very tangible manner, providing companionship and support for the elders during recreational activities.  See what happened here.

On March Sunday, October 19th, 2014 Telem marched at the African Day Parade in Harlem.  With our faces painted and fortified by hot chocolate, Telem came out to demonstrate our African pride and share INFORMATION not sensationalism about Ebola. See what went down here.

On  Saturday, September 27th, 2014 Telem is co-presented an interactive Oral History workshop with Citizens Committee for NYC on the Highline.Participants learned why oral history is important, exciting and accessible to anyone who wants to do their own oral history project. Do you want to learn how to produce your own oral history? Learn how here.

Telem’s Pre-Camp Day and Counselor Training Day will take place in Harlem on Saturday July 12. Attendance is mandatory for all new counselors and campers. Email for address and time.

SAT Prep Course – In April 2014, Telem partnered once again with Alexandra Zabriskie of to offer a 7-week SAT prep course in Harlem for high school students looking to improve their test taking skills. 
See us at work!

Building Strong Families, Forging Pathways to a Stronger African Community –  On Thursday March 6th, 2014, Telem and other organizations gathered at the Adam Clayton Powell State Office Building in Harlem to share the work they were doing to help build a stronger African community.  Check out the pictures here!