QCH in the News

Queens Gazette: QCH Receives Algorhythm’s HI Impact Award

April 19, 2018

Queens Community House (QCH) has been recognized as a recipient of Algorhythm’s 2018 HI Impact Award. The award, given to programs and organizations demonstrating exceptional success in youth development, reflects QCH’s commitment to serving youth in the borough of Queens. 

Queens Chronicle: English learners rally to save their classes

April 12, 2018

Iris Sempertegui moved to Forest Hills from her native Ecuador just five months ago, but her still somewhat broken English is decently understandable.

Forest Hills Times: QCH Hosts Career Panel in Corona

April 6, 2018

Young professionals spoke at a career panel organized by Queens Community House Opportunity Youth Program, sharing their paths to success to a group of young people who live in on of the city's designated Neighborhood Development Areas in Corona.

Queens Chronicle: Giving the needy a helping ham for Easter

April 6, 2018

Joined by Borough President Melinda Katz and St. John’s University Campus Minister for Athletics the Rev. Richard Rock, center right, dozens of student athletes at the school did some good on Good Friday.

Queens Chronicle: Honoring those whose work aids seniors

April 6, 2018

Despite the heavy snowfall that resulted in many canceled activities across the city, the 47th anniversary celebration of the Queens Interagency Council on the Aging went off without a hitch March 22, as a trio of advocates received special recognition and a moment of silence was observed in memo

6SqFt.com: Starbucks targets low- and middle-income communities, starting with new Bed Stuy location

April 6, 2018

Starbucks has been all over the map, not only geographically but symbolically. Reactions to a new Starbucks often range from being a welcome addition by caffeine-deprived people to being the face of a large corporation that is a lightning rod for gentrification, threatening mom and pop shops.

Forest Hills Garden Blog: QCH expands ESOL program

March 27, 2018

Forest Hills-based nonprofit Queens Community House has expanded the reach of its English for Speakers of Other Languages program by adding free classes through the its Beacon Program at P.S. 149 in Jackson Heights.

QCH Friendly Visitor, Shreya Sanghvi, named NY1's New Yorker of the Week

March 13, 2018

Decades may separate them but the bond between Shreya Sanghvi and Lenore Harrison knows no bounds. "We have such a big age gap but it doesn't really feel that way," Sanghvi said. Sanghvi is 22. Harrison, 94.

Queens Gazette: Rego Park Senior Center Celebrates Chinese New Year

February 21, 2018

Today more than 250 Queens-area residents are coming together at Queens Community House’s (QCH) Rego Park Senior Center to celebrate Chinese New Year with cultural performances, dancing and lunch.

Queens Gazette: Next generation of Queens leaders work the halls of the Capitol

February 15, 2018

On January 30, hundreds of youth from across New York traversed the halls of the NYS Capitol Building for United Neighborhood House’s 18th annual Youth Action Day, where youth spoke about the importance of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) in their lives.

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