HCCI’s 19th Annual Gala

Let Us Break Bread Together”

Harlem Congregations for Community Improvement, Inc. (HCCI) held its 19th Annual “Let Us Break Bread Together” Gala on May 5th, 2022, at the Marina del Ray in Throg’s Neck, NY. “Resilience, Renewal and Revitalization: Building Beyond Today” was the event’s timely theme, after a two-year pandemic postponement. Harlem community leaders joined together to honor those who contribute to building a better future for Harlemites. This year’s honorees included: Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts III of The Abyssinian Baptist Church; Activist, Actor, and Developer Malik Yoba; Restaurateur and Author Melba Wilson; UBS Financial Services, Inc. Portfolio Manager Olumide (Miday) Wilkey; Philanthropist Willie Walker; and one of the founding member congregations of HCCI—Union Baptist Church on 145th Street. HCCI represents over 90 Harlem congregations and driven capitalization of housing investments exceeding $550 million dollars.

Photos by: Isseu Diouf Cambell

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