News from Queens Community House

  • Senator Montgomery Rallies with Young Advocates in Support of the “YouthBuild Act”

    February 22, 2019

    Our Time Press | February 20, 2019: Senator Velmanette Montgomery’s “New York State YouthBuild Act” (S839/A165) passed the Senate after a morning rally with young advocates from throughout the state. Member organizations from the New York State YouthBuild Coalition urged pas

  • COMMUNITY MATTERS | February 2019

    February 13, 2019

    Thanks for taking a moment to catch up with Queens Community House this February! We know your inbox is inundated with emails and alerts, so we’ve created a newsletter template that makes it easier to interact with our latest news and volunteer opportunities.  At the very least, we hope

  • A Needle in a Haystack

    February 12, 2019

    Mr. R hasn't been able to work since he was injured on a construction job in 2008.  Until last year, he and his eight-year-old daughter resided in their private home in Staten Island.  Even with the help of public assistance, he struggled to make ends meet.

  • Meet Your Neighbor: Iluan McCollum

    February 11, 2019

    In 1946, my grandfather and his six brothers started an industrial landscaping company in Jamaica, Queens. In their first 20 years, the company expanded and became the first and largest black owned construction company in New York. Today, L.B.

  • Hooked on a Feeling

    February 6, 2019

    Jose Ortiz, an Occupational Therapist by trade, has been teaching wellness at Queens Community House for 15 years. Last October he made waves at our Pomonok Senior Center by introducing a new, and some might say unconventional, exercise class.

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