“I was an Assistant Principal at a school in Flushing where QCH had a robust after school program. When I accepted the Principal position at The Young Women’s Leadership School, I wanted to establish a similar relationship here.
“I grew up in the Pomonok Houses and when I was eligible to join a senior center, I knew I had to come to the Pomonok Senior Center. I’ve made so many friends and I love the trips we take. We have exercise classes and singing classes, and I feel like they just keep us going.
“I graduated from Hunter College in 2013 with my psychology degree. I played basketball for Hunter and afterwards I pursued a professional career in basketball in Asia and played for the Nepal national team.
The Queens Community House board of directors announced the death of an original founder this month. Forest Hills resident Kurt Sonnenfeld, one of the non-profit, multi-service, community organization’s original board members and a lifelong champion of human rights, died March 4 at age 91.
Our Celebrating Local Champions Reception is just three weeks away! We’re excited for this once-a-year event, but we’re even more excited to showcase the generous individuals that make Forest Hills a great community for our organization to call home.
The Queens Tribune wrote a story on the borough's reaction to President Trump's LGBTQ protections reversal. Our Generation Q Director Lindsey Duel weighed in on the topic and how it is affecting LGBTQ youth in Queens.