Join us for the South West Queens Day of Service in richmond hill, Queens!
On Saturday, March 2, The NYC Commission on Human Rights in partnership with the Caribbean Equality Project and other local community-based organizations are hosting the South West Queens Day of Service, a day full of free on-site services including legal assistance for housing, domestic violence, immigration, and discrimination as well as information on workforce development, English classes, senior services, and more from 11am-3pm at P.S. 55 (131-10 97th Ave, South Richmond Hill, NY 11419).
This will be a Commission-led informational + on-site service fair where several City and non-City agencies to bring in services to the South West Queens communities (Richmond Hill, Ozone Park, South Ozone Park, Woodhaven). There will also be a Community Speakout session where members can express needs or concerns for their communities.
We are excited to have the following City agencies provide services for the event: The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs with IDNYC mobile clinic, The Mayor’s Office to End Domestic and Gender-Based Violence, Thrive NYC, NYC Human Resources Administration, NYC Housing Preservation and Development, Department of Citywide Administrative Services, and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
We also will have several community-based organizations providing valuable, free services at the event including Catholic Migration Services, Womankind, DRUM: Desis Rising Up and Moving, Ariva Rent Assistance, Champion Network, Queens Community House, Educational Opportunities Center and more!
This will be a very important opportunity for the City to bring support directly to the incredibly diverse yet underserved communities of South West Queens. The flyer in English is attached and is available in Punjabi, Bangla, and Spanish if needed. Please share widely with your network. We are hopeful that you can join us!