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Volunteers Spring into Action at SCS

March 17, 2015 | scsnyadmin

Thanks to New York Cares and support from Morgan Stanley, over 100 members of the Center for Active Older Adults enjoyed painting and potting their own personalized flowerpots. Morgan Stanley volunteers engaged members during their artistic endeavors, and helped as needed. Several of the...

Local participants at the "Keep Families Covered" Community Forum at SCS

Keep Families Covered Forum hosted by SCS

August 10, 2017 | Roberta

Nick Gulotta, the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit Queens Borough Director, Jonathan Soto, CFCP Executive Director, and Ben Anderson, Children's Defense Fund-NY Director of Health Policy discussed policy, options, and advocacy at the "Keep Families Covered" Community Forum at SCS. Breakout groups...

Seniors Get Tech Savvy at SCS

August 25, 2017 | Roberta

NY1 reports on Congessman Joe Crowley and AT&T representatives at SCS helping seniors to get the best and safest use of their mobile devices. Watch the story here:  http://...

Lucidity Chamberistas in Concert

Lucidity Chamberistas Free in Concert At Sunnyside Community Services

September 18, 2017 | Roberta

Led by conductor Eugene Takahashi, the Lucidity Chamberistas orchestra performed powerful renditions of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Divertimento in D major, K.136/125°, Claude Debussy, Sarabande from "pour le piano,” arranged by Leo Soeda, Yui Kitamura, Japan Sketch (2017) for string orchestra, and...


Univision Explores Impact of Alzheimer's Among Hispanic Communities

November 8, 2017 | Roberta

Of about 40 million family caregivers in the country, 21% are Latinos according to the 2015 study "Caregiving in the US", by  AARP and the ...

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SCS Career Readiness Program SHINES

January 19, 2018 | Roberta
Our Career Readiness Program combines internship experiences with career readiness education. Program staff offer guidance on developing resumes and honing interview skills, and guest speakers provide expertise in financial literacy. The program includes opportunities to learn about
SCS' Jonha Gensler and Kerly Serrano on set at UniMas interview Feb 2018

SCS on UniMás

February 21, 2018 | Roberta

Sunnyside Community Services Associate Executive Director of Community Services, Jonah Gensler, and Kerly Serrano, director of the Center for Active Older Adults discussed our continuum of care on UniMás (NYC Channel 68) and covered the range of services SCS makes available for people of all...

Screenshot from Fox 5 New York Minute at Sunnyside Community Services

Volunteering in a New York Minute

April 19, 2018 | Roberta

Fox 5 New York aired this segment highlighting recent volunteer activities at the SCS Center for Active Older Adults. On April 17, New York Cares and volunteers from HSBC helped our members to assemble and paint springtime crafts while Sabor and the Afro-Latineers played and shared information...

SCS Youth Futures Students visit Court July 2018

Students Court Success

July 30, 2018 | Roberta

Students in Sunnyside Community Services' Youth Futures program at Queens Vocational & Technical High School enjoyed an inspirational learning opportunity when they visited the Honorable Sanket Bulsara, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for The Eastern District of New York in...

Moderator Cindy Rodriguez, NYPR reporter, with author Ingrid Rojas Contreras at SCS

Author Ingrid Rojas Contreras at Sunnyside Community Services

November 16, 2018 | Roberta

On Tuesday, December 11, best-selling author Ingrid Rojas Contreras read from her novel, "Fruit of the Drunken Tree," and shared fascinating insights about writing, life, language, and historical and personal context with moderator Cindy Rodriguez, New York Public Radio senior investigative...

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