NEW YORK (March 2022) – On March 27, over 1,200 Queens residents, elected officials, Queens Power leaders and supporters gathered at Rufus King Park in Jamaica for the Queens Power Rally to address the borough’s need for affordable housing, the mental health crisis, and transportation issues
"The running joke in the Connecticut town where I grew up was that there were more cows than people. There were only about 1200 people in the entire town, and I had to drive 20 minutes to the nearest grocery store.
NEW YORK (March 2022) – On March 10, Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced that she secured funding for Queens Community House (QCH), one of the borough’s largest social service organizations, to support their alternative high schools.
"Volunteering has had such a valuable and positive affect on me. As a volunteer, I reap the satisfaction of becoming engaged in my community. There are many benefits from volunteering such as developing communication skills, learning teamwork, and solving problems.