“I’ve been a resident of Queens for 38 years. I love Queens because there’s just this strong sense of community, even more so for me because my husband runs a dojo here.
“I came to know QCH through the Summer Youth Employment and Work, Learn & Grow programs. Through both I was able to work for a local television station.
Queens Community House is gearing up for one of its biggest events of the year. Registration is underway for the 18th annual Youth Leadership Conference set for Saturday, May 20.
"It's all about giving people that feeling of caring and support, so they can get to that place where they want to be in their lives." Learn more about QCH Executive Director Ben Thomases' life and why QCH is so special to him in this short video.
Five days a week we ask teens to go to school and learn from adults who are older and wiser than them. But what if we gave students a day to learn from each other? What new things would they discover?
Queens Community House provides individuals and families with the tools to enrich their lives and build healthy, inclusive communities.