Join the Queens Coalition for Immigrant Aging for a forum centered on Developing a Culturally Responsive & Inclusive Workforce for the Future on June 16, 2016!
Explore the economic argument for creating business/agency strategies around cultural responsiveness and gain skills & resources to cultivate a culturally responsive workforce at your agency.
The Queens Coalition for Immigrant Aging (QCIA) convenes professionals and agencies serving the aging immigrant population in Queens to ensure that immigrant seniors have access to culturally competent care and high quality services.
Utilizing this network, the QCIA achieves this goal identifying the realities and challenges currently posed to immigrant seniors and their service providers in Queens to create collaborative, sustainable solutions. The QCIA engages/convenes the Queens community through trainings, forums, conferences, advocacy and other community-based initiatives.
Who We Are
The QCIA is comprised of agencies serving the aging immigrant population of Queens including service providers, government agencies, healthcare providers, immigrant advocacy groups, faith-based organizations, educators, and community groups.
THE QUEENS FORUM ANNOUNCES THE FORMATION OF THE QUEENS COALITION FOR IMMIGRANT AGING (QCIA)
The Queens Forum has formed the QCIA to identify the challenges that immigrant seniors and their service providers face and create sustainable solutions. The QCIA is comprised of Queens and New York City-based organizations and includes:
- Services providers
- Government agencies
- Health care providers
- Immigrant advocate groups
- Faith-based organizations
- Community groups
The coalition kicked off with a conference titled “Immigrant Aging in Queens: Realities, Challenges and Opportunities” on October 21, 2015 that examined health, economic, housing, and other issues facing immigrant seniors in Queens and New York City as a whole.