Our Time Press | February 20, 2019: Senator Velmanette Montgomery’s “New York State YouthBuild Act” (S839/A165) passed the Senate after a morning rally with young advocates from throughout the state. Member organizations from the New York State YouthBuild Coalition urged pas
Latino Baseball Legend Inspires Hometown Youth To Dream Bigger | by Russ Cohen, 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 Pr
Brooklyn Cyclones manager Edgardo Alfonzo inspires students | by Paula Katinas, September 28, 2018: Brooklyn Cyclones Manager Edgardo Alfonzo encouraged students to hit a home run by giving back to their community during a visit to an after-school program.
Kids 'catch' up with Edgardo Alfonzo in Forest Hills | by Jennifer Khedaroo, September 26, 2018: Children participating in the Queens Community House’s Beacon Program in Forest Hills met and played catch with New York Mets
Jacob “Jack” Lew grew up in a brick apartment building on Yellowstone Boulevard in the Queens neighborhood of Forest Hills. His father arrived in New York in 1916 from Poland, learned English in the public school system and went on to practice law.
When the last bell rang to mark the end of the school year, Newtown High School eleventh-grade student Briana Rodriguez didn’t head for the beach or home to watch Netflix. Instead, she enrolled in a summer coding class.