Initiatives Organized by the Council Member’s Office
Melissa’s office has spearheaded a number of initiatives in District 8 that provide opportunities to local non-profit organizations and community members to coordinate efforts around specific issues. Some of these initiatives are listed below. Click any of the links to learn more.
- El Barrio/East Harlem Youth Violence Task Force
- District 8 Youth Council
- East Harlem Immigrant Services Network
- Anti-Displacement Task Force
- Harlem African Burial Ground Task Force
Local Volunteer Opportunities
We have also created a page on the blog to help connect our local community based organizations with individuals who are interested in volunteering in the neighborhoods that make up our district. Click here to visit that page to either post an opportunity or to browse for one.