We love to see neighbors of all ages playing a part in getting out the vote! This week is Participatory Budgeting Vote Week, an opportunity for Queens neighbors to vote toward funding capital improvements to schools, parks, libraries, streets, and more.
"One of the most important women in my life is my mother. She treats me and my sister so well, and she is such an inspiration to me when it comes to staying motivated and determined to succeed. She came to America when she was only 18 and went straight into working to make money.
Through our five alternative high school Learning to Work programs, QCH offers young adults academic and emotional support, counseling, career/college exploration and preparation, and paid internships that help students earn an income, gain professional experience, and test out pot
To help older adults in the Queens Community avoid identity theft and fraud, we welcomed M&T Bank at the Pomonok Older Adult Center to provide a financial literacy workshop on March 10. Pomonok residents gained valuable tips on preventing identity theft and warning signs.
"I’ve worked for the Queens Economic Development Corporation for about 12 years. I’ve also written two books on the borough with Arcadia Publishing: Historical Houses of Queens and Famous People of Queens.