News from Queens Community House

  • QCH Afterschool Program Bridges Gender Gap for Girls in STEM

    March 26, 2019

    Studies have found that middle school is when girls are most likely to become disinterested in the STEM subjects because they don’t think they fit what society deems the typical STEM student.

  • Chynna Pitlock Honored at Gay City Impact Awards

    March 26, 2019

    Our Queens Center for Gay Seniors (QCGS) Director, and fierce social justice advocate, Chynna Pitlock, was recently selected to be honored at Gay City News’ Impact Awards for her work in the LGBTQ Community.

  • 'Selfie' Defense Class

    March 26, 2019

    As middle schoolers, Natalie, Victoria and Sophie have just reached the age of walking to and from school alone. “I do that thing where you hold a key in between your fingers,” said Victoria, an eleven year old who’s just started commuting to and from JHS 157. 

  • Queens Chronicle: QCH awarded $1.1M for youth job training

    March 5, 2019

    QCH Awarded $1.1M for youth job training | February 28, 2019: Queens Community House offers youth employment services and sector-focused occupational skills, among other things, and now will have a new program offering training in construction.

  • Meet Your Neighbor: Erna Frischer

    February 25, 2019

    I was 19 when Hitler arrived in my hometown of Vienna. Harassment of Jews began immediately, so my parents and I made arrangements to emigrate to Palestine. It was easier for students to leave the country, so my parents sent me on ahead.

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