Forest Hills-based nonprofit Queens Community House has expanded the reach of its English for Speakers of Other Languages program by adding free classes through the its Beacon Program at P.S. 149 in Jackson Heights.
Decades may separate them but the bond between Shreya Sanghvi and Lenore Harrison knows no bounds. "We have such a big age gap but it doesn't really feel that way," Sanghvi said. Sanghvi is 22. Harrison, 94.
I packed my bags and left El Salvador in 1991 in search of a better life for my family. I’m from the capital, San Salvador, where violent crime is rampant and life is very insecure. My oldest sons and parents still live there, and they depend on me to work and send money home.