Parsons Beacon

Star of Queens: Marva Dudley, president of the Parsons Beacon advisory board
Star of Queens: Marva Dudley, president of the Parsons Beacon advisory board
News Toni Cimino 4/12/2012 at 11:29AM

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Marva Dudley started with the Parsons Beacon program, under the auspices of the Child Center of New York, when her own daughter, now in ninth grade, joined the summer and basketball programs there in sixth grade. “I started having a more active role,” said Dudley, explaining that she first joined the Advisory Board, [...]

Beacon Program closure protest continues
News Alexa Altman 2/29/2012 at 1:35PM

Community outcry at the possible closure of several Queens Community House Beacon Program centers is growing louder as more neighborhoods, faced with potentially losing their facilities, are speaking out. “The state of the community’s outrage is an understatement,” said Marva Dudley, president of the advisory board at Parsons Beacon, a center facing possible closure. “It [...]