Press Releases

QCH and NYIC Offer Safe Space to Talk About Public Charge

December 7, 2018

On December 4 and 5, our staff partnered with The New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) to organize public forums in both Jackson Heights and Forest Hills on the new "public charge" rule published by the Department of Homeland Security.  Public charge is essentially

An Unlikely Pair Make for Record-Breaking Fundraiser in Support of Queens Neighborhoods

November 2, 2018

QUEENS, NEW YORK (October 29, 2018) – Nearly 300 people filled the Museum of the Moving Image on October 23 to hear what 76th Secretary of the Treasury, Jacob Lew, and the New York Mets Legend, Edgardo Alfonzo, have in common.
 

Latino Baseball Legend Inspires Hometown Youth to Dream Bigger

September 28, 2018

QUEENS, NY (September 25, 2018) - Former NY Mets All Star Edgardo Alfonzo spent a lively afternoon with 6th and 7th graders at Queens Community House (QCH)’s Beacon Program at JHS 190 in Forest Hills on Monday, answering&nbsp

QCH honors Jacob Lew, Forest Hills Native and 76th Secretary of the Treasury

September 11, 2018

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS (September 11, 2018) - On October 23, Queens Community House (QCH) will pay tribute to Honorable Jacob J.

Local organization works to close coding gap

August 1, 2018

QUEENS, NY (August 1, 2018) – Briana Rodriguez, an eleventh-grader at student at Newtown High School, didn’t head for the beach when the last bell of her tenth grade year rang. Instead, she enrolled in a summer coding class.

LGBTQ Youth Center finds new home in heart of Forest Hills

July 4, 2018

QUEENS, NY (July 3, 2018) - Forest Hills’ bustling Austin Street, which boasts countless restaurants and shops, is now home to one of the borough’s premier LGBTQ youth drop-in centers.  On June 28, Generation Q, a program of Queens Community House (QCH), hosted a ribbon cutt

QCH ED Ben Thomases Responds to Family Separation

July 3, 2018

QUEENS, NY (June 29, 2018) - On Friday, 6/29/18, Ben Thomases released this statement re: Family Separation Policy

Queens Community House to honor former Secretary of the Treasury and New York Mets All-Star

June 25, 2018

Queens, NY (June 25, 2018) - Queens Community House (QCH) will honor Jacob J.

QCH distributes 7,500 books to children living in Pomonok Houses

June 19, 2018

FLUSHING, QUEENS (June 19, 2018) – In South Flushing’s Pomonok Houses community, by every shady tree and on every park bench or soft patch of grass you can find a child with his or her nose buried deep in a brand new book.

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