President's Message


Carmelia Taylor

Welcome to the Queens Jack & Jill Website. We are extremely proud of the progress our chapter has made throughout the years in nurturing future leaders through philanthropy, volunteerism, and leadership development. In 2020, we are looking forward to our MLK Jr. Service Activities, our annual Ski Trip and our 2nd Annual Jazz and Art Fundraiser. In addition, we'll be helping develop our future leaders by offering a 2020 Emilie Pickens Scholarship to dynamic, college-bound Queens County residents. Stay tuned for more details on our events.

- Greer Hansen-Velazquez


Founded in June 1952, the Queens Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. was established under the guidance of Emilie Pickens. Mrs. Pickens was also the first Vice President of the national organization. Our chapter is an organization of mothers whose objective is to impart constructive educational, civic, cultural, recreational and social programming to stimulate growth and development in our African-American children. We strive to nurture future leaders through outstanding chapter programming, community service, legislative advocacy and philanthropic giving.

Scholarship Application

The Queens Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. is proud to have awarded the Emilie Pickens Scholarship to several young African-American leaders. Stay tuned for the application for our 2019-2020 scholarship soon!

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Get Ski Trip Tickets Here

Join the Queens Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Inc. for our annual ski trip, “The Sleighing and Sledding Ski Adventure of 2019." 

RSVP no later than 11:59 p.m. on December 21, 2019. Buy now: 

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Queens in Action

Queens Chapter is proud to perform community service events and to attend many activities throughout the year. Take a look at just a few of the phenomenal events our families have participated in across the years.

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