Meet Your Neighbor

Meet Your Neighbor: Wendy Correa

"I first discovered photography at John Bowne High School in Flushing, Queens. It was offered as an elective. Once I saw a darkroom, the equipment, and paper dipped into a tray of chemicals for an image to appear, I thought to myself, "I need to learn this magic".

Meet Your Neighbor: Jenny Pozo

"Since I was very young, I remember visiting my father at his first driving school on 82nd and Roosevelt Avenue back in the 80s. It was a second-floor office at the time.

Meet Your Neighbor: Naishawn Wright

Meet Naishawn, one of our program participants at Queens Connect! Naishawn talks about what it’s like being in the program, plus his interest in gaining more experience in the kitchen!

Meet Your Neighbor: Princess Paysour Dillon

Meet Princess, longtime volunteer at the QCH Pomonok center! Princess has been a part of the Pomonok community since she was 15 years old. 

Meet Your Neighbor: Ari

Hear from Ari, one of our Generation Q program participants!

A Conversation With Your Neighbor: Rich Wandel

We have a special edition of our Meet Your Neighbor series featuring Rich Wandel, a Queens Center for Gay Seniors Program Participant!

Meet Your Neighbor: Brenda Adams

Hear from Brenda Adams, one of QCH’s Queens Connect program participants!

Meet Your Neighbor: Jay

"I've never really been a social person. I was an outcast at school and at home, so I spent a lot of time indoors alone. As I was growing more into myself I began wanting to watch LGBTQ media and learn up on history.

Pride Month Edition of Meet Your Neighbor: Richard

“I was there when there was a demonstration of the Gay Liberation Front and the Gay Activist Alliance back in Times Square where there were a lot of arrests going on at the time.

Pride Month Edition of Meet Your Neighbor: Randy

“I didn’t hear about Stonewall until after it happened. I remember the riot in ’69, but I’ve never been there. When I heard about the backlash against the police, I was surprised! This was a monumental thing.

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