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Lit Fest Makes History Of The Future

New Haven Independent - Laura Glesby

"Professional poets, emerging authors, scholars of Black literature, and kids learning to sound out words collectively transformed the Q House into a story-fueled time machine at the third annual Elm City Lit Fest."


Q-House announces new classes and programming
to start in early March

Yale Daily News - Brian Zhang 

"During a Monday evening advisory board meeting, Q-House representatives and its community partners announced that several programs and classes at the building are scheduled to start on March 7."


New Haven's All-New
Q House Set to Debut

New Haven Register - Mark Zaretski 

"Even now, before it officially opens, the big, beautiful, dazzlingly clean and new $17 million Dixwell Community Q House is full of beautiful memories and thrilling echoes...."


New Haven Independent - Maya McFadden

"Hundreds celebrated the reopening of Dixwell’s newly restored Community ​'Q' House Saturday with hope for the future and a nod to history...."

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As Opening Nears, Q House Qs Answered

New Haven Independent - Elsa Holahan

"The long-awaited opening of the new Dixwell Community “Q” House is a week away. The city owns the new building; it will rely on a Dixwell Q House Advisory Board and the youth recreation and education group LEAP to oversee its operation. Dixwell Hillhouse junior Elsa Holahan, who serves as youth director of the advisory board..."

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New Haven's Iconic Q House to Return After Nearly 20 Years

NBC Connecticut- Kyle Jones

"Inside the new Q House on Dixwell Avenue, Ward 22 Alder Jeanette Morrison is making plans for the grand opening ceremony next Saturday.


It’s the final stretch of her ten-year mission to bring the community center back to her Dixwell neighborhood."

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LEAP-Q House Contract Advances

New Haven Independent - Thomas Breen

"Committee alders enthusiastically endorsed a three-year, $300,000 contract between the city and LEAP that would have the local youth tutoring and recreation agency manage — and fundraise for — the reborn “Q House” Dixwell Avenue community center."

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10 years in the making, New Haven's Q House 'finally coming to fruition', officials say

New Haven Register - Ed Stannard

"The long-awaited Dixwell Community Q House will open its doors in September, offering city youths and others a multitude of activities and opportunities to learn. While it will serve everyone from “7 to 107 and all in between,” the Q House especially will keep young people occupied rather than potentially getting into trouble, according to Alder Jeanette Morrison, in whose 22nd Ward the Q House is rising."


LEAP Tapped To Manage Q House

New Haven Independent - Thomas Breen

"The city has tapped the youth tutoring and recreation agency LEAP to oversee programming at the reborn Dixwell Q House community center.

City Budget Director and Acting Controller Michael Gormany announced that partnership Wednesday night towards the beginning of a six-hour public budget hearing and departmental workshop hosted by the aldermanic Finance Committee on Zoom and YouTube Live."

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LEAP-Q House Contract Proposal Submitted

New Haven Independent - Thomas Breen

"City Youth and Recreation Department Director Gwendolyn Busch Williams submitted a proposed resolution to that effect to the Board of Alders on March 30."

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