Queens Chronicle: Students protest plan to cut youth programs
Students protest plan to cut youth programs
Gather at JHS 190 to condemn mayor’s proposal to slash funding
by Anna Gustafson
May 24, 2012
Students gather at JHS 190 in Forest Hills this week to protest Mayor Bloomberg’s proposal to cut funding for after-school programs across the city. (Photo by Anna Gustafson)
After finding out that her 9-year-old daughter’s after-school program in Jamaica may be closed this summer because of Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed budget cuts, Janet Guerrero has spent many sleepless nights wondering what she will do if the site is shuttered.