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Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez kicks off recess with a visit to Queens Community House’s LGBTQ Senior Center

July 30, 2019

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez kicks off recess with a visit to Queens Community House’s LGBTQ Senior Center

QCH Joins Queens Power!

July 29, 2019

On June 11, QCH attended the Queens Power Kick-off Assembly, which took place at First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica, Queens. The newly-formed coalition organizes and unites community partners in Queens to create positive change in our communities.

Rising Foodie Star Speaks at Queens Connect Graduation

June 15, 2019

On June 5, the most recent graduating class of the Queens Connect Young Adult Food Sector Initiative was treated to a very special keynote speech from Black Label Donuts founder and Queens native Richard Eng.

QCH kicks off a new semester of Youth Food Justice Leadership programming

May 22, 2019

This spring, QCH kicked off a new semester of Youth Food Justice Leadership (YFJL) programming for participants at our Beacons at P.S. 149  and at M.S.

Beacon health fairs provide people with the tools they need to take charge of their health

May 22, 2019

Every Spring, our Beacon programs partner with local organizations to offer free community health fairs for our families. Fairs typically include resource tables, dental and vision screenings, blood pressure screenings, and other health-related offerings.

Beacons offer neighborhood groups free “co-locator” space to meet

May 22, 2019

Chandel Brown is a teacher and 32-year veteran of the international Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. As a member of the Queens Chapter, Chandel dedicates hours of voluntary services to assisting youth, supporting organized charities, and promoting legislation for social and civic change.To fulfi

Sewing Group Founder Helps Others Move the Needle

May 22, 2019

When you first walk in to Leony Ayala’s evening sewing class, located in a small cafeteria at P.S.

Queens Community House Recognizes Local Champions

May 7, 2019

Queens Community House (QCH) honored The Women’s Club of Forest Hills with the Local Champion Award at its Annual Spring event on April 30, 2019.

For homebound seniors, a daily check-in from Queens Community House helps fight the Sunshine Blues

April 25, 2019

While many Queens residents will spend this weekend reveling in pink blossoms and sunshine, thousands of homebound seniors will remain indoors, removed from picnics, family outings and much-needed Vitamin D.  As a result, seasonal depression, termed ‘sunshine blues’ in spring, may

More than 1000 people turned out for a "Peruvian Town Hall" at our Beacon program in Jackson Heights.

April 25, 2019

On March 31, more than 1,000 people attended a Peruvian Town Hall organized by The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) at QCH's Beacon program at PS 149 in Jackson Heights.

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