How Can We Improve Our Community?

LIVABLE NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAM  SATURDAY, MARCH 5 9:30AM-2:00PM @ST. GEORGE’s CHURCH 135-32 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 GAIN THE TOOLS TO IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT 101 How does New York City government work? PLANNING 101 What tools can we use to shape the future of our community? COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT How can we ensure economic opportunities for all? AFFORDABLE HOUSING What […]

Become a Neighborhood 360° Fellow

The NYC Department of Small Business Services recently launched the Neighborhood 360° Fellows program to pair community organizers and planners with New York City community-based development organizations to facilitate increased collaboration between local stakeholders around impactful economic development initiatives. Fellows will serve as on-the-ground resources connecting local businesses, jobseekers and CBDOs to NYC Department of Small Business Services’ programs. Additionally, […]

Flushing 2050 initiative eyes vision for the future

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is part of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative,” a grassroots, community-led vision for the neighborhood’s future.  As part of this new initiative, the Chamber announced a number of new business assistance programs: John Choe, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce’s executive director, said the initiative is about not only helping people feed their […]

New assistance program aims to help Flushing businesses grow

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been selected by city agencies to offer several new business assistance programs as part of the launch and first phase of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative.” According to Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Executive Director John Choe, Flushing 2050 is a long term visioning process to enable members of the community to voice […]

Plan to Rezone Flushing West Flies Under the Radar

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been working hard to ensure all stakeholders have the ability to influence and shape the future of our community.  In the latest planning process to redevelop Flushing West, we have been working with the Department of City Planning and other agencies to engage with small business owners, local residents, and property owners.  With […]