"I just completed my freshman year at the High School for Arts & Business. During the early part of the school year, I kept hearing great things about the impact of QCH’s Access for Young Women program on adolescents and young adults, so I decided to join.
In our Community Matters newsletter for July, we highlight the children from our summer program rallying to end gun violence, our outdoor screening of Marvel's Wakanda Forever, QCH's Summer Youth Employment Program Career Panels,
This summer in Pomonok, QCH was building community through outdoor cinema. QCH's Teen program at the Pomonok Community Center has been exploring different activities that encourage community residents of all ages to connect.
This summer, QCH partnered with the Children's Defense Fund (CDF) to host the Freedom Schools program, providing children ages 8-10 in Queens with opportunities to make a difference in their communities.
Fun fact - this summer has been QCH’s biggest turnout for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP), employing close to 2,000 youth in Queens with work opportunities. As part of QCH's commitment to supporting young adults as they start to explore their career interests, QCH h