City to Hire “Pre-K for All” Fellows

The City of New York is hiring new Fellows to help outreach for the “Pre-K for All” campaign: Pre-K for All Fellowship Program The Pre-K for All Outreach Team is looking for energetic individuals interested in community engagement, organizing or education policy to join our summer, 2016 Fellowship program.    Individuals selected for the Fellowship role, will provide administrative and programmatic […]

Flushing Chamber Launches SOUP

On April 15, the Greater Flushing Chamber launched its first micro-funding SOUP event. The purpose of the SOUP is to bring the community together and provide an opportunity to support local initiatives that serve our neighborhood. For a suggested $5 donation, guests received a potluck dinner and voted for a project that would potentially have the greatest impact in Flushing. […]

Chamber Celebrates Earth Day with Green Job Fair

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce celebrated Earth Day by organizing the New York City Green Job Fair at historic St. George’s Church in downtown Flushing. Community members connected with careers that sustain our families, community, and the environment.  Recruiters came from solar energy companies, LED lighting installers, universities and government agencies. In addition to job recruitment, participants also accessed […]

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, […]

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 […]