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Become a Community Organizing Apprentice!

Apply ASAP!!! CNL’s 10-month paid apprenticeship program for new organizers is designed to help individuals gain the skills to become agents of change in their communities. Apprentices receive a stipend to work full-time in a neighborhood-based host organization in NYC. Participants receive high-quality, weekly training and support services. Apprentices are paid a total of $17,000 for their ten months of […]

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NYC Service – NYC Youth Leadership Councils Host Site Application

Youth Leadership Councils (YLCs) was established through an effort by NYC Service to develop future leaders and create a culture of youth voice in our city. YLCs are groups of trained young people between ages 14-21 and in high school, who work with adult leaders on a defined area of policy, practices, and/or advocacy service to impact individuals and communities […]

Queens Memory

Bring your Memories & Stories: Queens Memory Panel on Jan 21st

Join John Choe, Executive Director from the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and other experts on Jan 21st at a Queens Memory panel to share stories and memories about Flushing and engage in discussion about our neighborhood’s past, present, and future. Bring your memories and ideas, and expect to learn something new about our community. You are also invited to bring any Flushing […]

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Our Pop Up Amnesty Day was covered by the Queens Courier: If you’re a business owner in Flushing with outstanding fines and violations from the city, today’s the day to clear the record. The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Pop-Up Amnesty Day” today at 39-01 Main St., Suite 511 between 4 and 7 p.m. The event is […]

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John Choe Named “Mover & Shaker”

Our executive director, John Choe, was named to the list of “Top 15 Movers & Shakers in Queens” — one of the well-connected go-getters who make headlines and keep projects and ideas moving forward in our community — by the editorial board of “It’s In Queens Magazine,” which is organizing a reception to celebrate on Thursday, November 17, 6:30pm to […]

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Flushing Chamber Helps Start First Greenmarket in Downtown Flushing

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce partnered with GrowNYC to establish the first  Greenmarket in Downtown Flushing, Queens. The new Greenmarket is located adjacent to Maple Playground on the south-west corner of Maple Avenue and Kissena Boulevard, just two blocks from the Flushing Branch of the Queens Library on Main Street.  The new Greenmarket will be open every Wednesdays from […]

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Flushing Chamber Sponsors “Adopt-A-Block” Cleanup

Flushing Earth Citizens celebrated the completion of their “Adopt-A-Block” pilot project to clean up the sidewalks on Roosevelt Avenue between Main and Union streets in downtown Flushing.  For seven days, from May 31 to June 6, local volunteers worked two-hour shifts in the mornings (7-9 am) and evenings (5:30-7:30 pm) on weekdays and in the afternoon (12-2p) on weekends. The […]