On Saturday, May 5, 2018, Carla Hunter Ramsey was ordained as a deacon of the African American Episcopal Church. Carla holds the position of Corresponding Secretary for the Queens Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. The Queens Chapter is proud to have such a faithful servant of the Lord on their Executive Board and they are honored to celebrate Carla's accomplishments and new title of Reverend Carla Hunter Ramsey!
On May 4, 2018, Mother Member, Rhonda O'Reilly-Bovell was inducted into the Hunter College Alumni Hall of Fame!
April is Autism Awareness Month and Queens Mom Danielle Williams' son, Allen, is helping spread the word through a very special YouTube video for Sesame Street. The video, "Sesame Street and Autism: Saying Hello," shows the different ways children who have Autism can say hello. He represented the Queens chapter and his Nursery group well. Congrats on this amazing opportunity, Allen -- and Danielle!
We're so proud of you! Click below or watch the short video here: https://youtu.be/AoLtttqsNz8
Proving that God will order your steps even through your darkest times, Queens, NY Chapter Jack and Jill Mom Kristin Vaughan Robinson shared her ongoing journey to triumph after tragedy in the aftermath of suddenly losing her husband and their young children’s father last year. A former journalist, the freelance editor and writer penned a chapter in “Delayed But Not Denied 2: Real Stories About Hope, Faith and Triumph,” an Amazon best-selling anthology by 20 African-American women whose testimonies will engage you with their raw honesty and inspire you to persevere with their strength and resilience.
Find out more at www.delayedbutnotdenied.info.