African americans in yonkers
The Yonkers African American Heritage Committee is a cultural organization that helps run and create events for the African American Community in Yonkers New York. It works alongside various different companies and organizations as well. It works with the Downtown Yonkers BID in the attempt to rejuvenate the downtown area of Yonkers where there is a high population of African Americans. They also work alongside the Nepperhan Community Center to host events such as Blood Drives for African Americans. The Yonkers African American Heritage Committee is also very present in Yonkers during Black History Month. They help host the African American Heritage Festival as well as the African American Parade in Yonkers.
 Downtown/Waterfront Business Improvement District, Inc. of Yonkers, NY, "Downtown Yonkers BID." Last modified 2009. Accessed May 6, 2012. http://www.yonkersdowntown.com/.
 Nepperhan Community Center , Last modified 2011. Accessed May 6, 2012. http://www.nepperhancc.com/.