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.
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.
Reporter Alyssa Paolicelli visited QCH to share David Schneier's story of managing his caseload of high-risk older adults during Winter Storm Grayson, which hit on January 4. She also reported QCH's need for volunteers for the Friendly Visiting program.
This Saturday, Queens Community House will host the New York Floors Extreme (N.Y.F.E.) Dance Cypher at their Forest Hills Community Center. The competition, presented by Jaze-Art Remote, Chenzo, and The Breaks Kru, will draw participants from all over the city and the surrounding areas.
Through its research, the Queens Community House in forest Hills found that more than 30 million adults struggle with literacy. A number of factors, such as income level, health, housing, incarceration and a mother’s education level, can create a significant impact of low literacy.