QPTV will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2018 and Friday, November 23, 2018 in observance of Thanksgiving.
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS WITH THE COMMISSION!
Every New Yorker will have a chance to shape New York City’s future.
The 2019 NYC Charter Revision Commission will create a plan that will be voted on in the November 2019 election and the commission needs YOUR ideas to create a better Charter.
WHAT IS COMMUNITY MEDIA DAY?
Community Media Day is an annual celebration of voices that brings awareness to the importance of free speech and accessible media for all individuals to have their voices heard.
Community media encourages local dialogue, increases discourse around policy issues, fosters an understanding of local cultures, and shares information to improve our lives.
Queens Public Television cultivates, creates and facilitates free speech media by and for the people of Queens, New York.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Dec. 27. 2017 that he would pardon 61 New Yorkers including those facing deportation or barriers to becoming citizens.
One of the New Yorkers pardoned was Lorena Borjas, a 57-year-old Jackson Heights resident. Borjas was convicted of fourth-degree criminal facilitation in 1994 when she was 23 years old and a victim of human trafficking.
Mia Raye Smith’s mission is to give hope to those facing adversity. An actress, producer and playwright, Mia uses her talents to tell her own story of perseverance so that others may see themselves in her work and know they can overcome their own obstacles.