Youth

Meet Your Neighbor: Alexandria Sumpter-Delves

May 26, 2017

“I’ve been a resident of Queens for 38 years. I love Queens because there’s just this strong sense of community, even more so for me because my husband runs a dojo here.

Meet Your Neighbor: Craig Birthwright

May 4, 2017

“I graduated from SUNY Old Westbury in 2016 with a degree in media and communications. I spent some time interning at a public relations firm on Long Island while applying for jobs.  QCH’s opening for a Youth Employment Specialist instantly caught my attention.

Meet Your Neighbor: Christian Melendez

April 21, 2017

“I’m currently in the Agriculture Program at John Bowne High School, and my teacher told us about the Pomonok Center and what a great place it was. I met the Director of the Youth Food Justice  program and we had such a great talk that I signed up to be a part of it.

Meet Your Neighbor: Mala Panday

March 31, 2017

“I was an Assistant Principal at a school in Flushing where QCH had a robust after school program. When I accepted the Principal position at The Young Women’s Leadership School, I wanted to establish a similar relationship here.

Meet Your Neighbor: Pemba C. Sherpa

March 17, 2017

“I graduated from Hunter College in 2013 with my psychology degree. I played basketball for Hunter and afterwards I pursued a professional career in basketball in Asia and played for the Nepal national team.

Generation Q Director responds to Trump's LGBTQ protections reversal

March 3, 2017

The Queens Tribune wrote a story on the borough's reaction to President Trump's LGBTQ protections reversal. Our Generation Q Director Lindsey Duel weighed in on the topic and how it is affecting LGBTQ youth in Queens.

Meet Your Neighbor: Antonia Exinvil

February 24, 2017

“I’ve been a part of this neighborhood since I was little. I live in the building right next to the Pomonok Community Center, so I’ve been volunteering and helping out here for as long as I can remember.

Meet Your Neighbor: Kayla Grant

February 3, 2017

“My middle school [J.H.S. 157] introduced me to the Summer Photography Program at QCH last year, and then through that I was introduced to Access For Young Women.

Meet Your Neighbor: Mike Zevon

January 6, 2017

"I first came to QCH back in 1983 when I was 13 years old. I was recruited into the Advice through Athletics program by Steve Pullano, who was my teacher at the time.

QCH Partners with Starbucks

March 7, 2016

Queens Community House's partnership with Starbucks and their first Opportunity Store in Jamaica was recently highlighted in the Starbucks Newsroom.

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