Tag: queens-community-house

Speaker Adams supports Queens Community House after-school program at P.S.106Q in Jamaica


Oct. 30, 2023 By Bill Parry The Forest Hills-based Queens Community House, one of the borough’s largest social service organizations, held 17 “Lights On Afterschool” events on Oct. 26, as part of a national celebration of after-school programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams…
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The city wants to fund your community improvement ideas with ‘The People’s Money’


Oct. 12, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan A participatory budgeting process to allow New Yorkers to decide how to spend part of the city’s budget, a fairly novel initiative coined the “The People’s Money,” is now open for idea submissions.  Phase 1 of the new cycle kicked off on Oct. 10 and will last until Nov. 19. During this idea generation period, all New Yorkers over the age of 11, and regardless of immigration status, can submit ideas for projects that address the needs of their community.  Projects must involve an expense, such as an after-school program or mental health initiative…
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