NYC Honorary Street Names


Priscilla Carrow Way (Queens)
Present name:None
Location:At the northeast corner of 98th Place and 57th Avenue
Honoree: Priscilla Carrow (1955-2020) dedicated her life to the East Elmhurst/Corona community. She worked with the NYS Department of Labor and the NYS Senate. In 1994, she worked for NYC Health and Hospitals/Elmhurst. She was a member of the Communications Workers of America Local 1180 since 2006, and a Senior Shop Steward. She was a long time member of Queens Community Board 4, Executive Director for the Lefrak City Youth and Adult Activities Association; and Program Director for the Kenny Anderson Basketball Classic. She served as a Delegate for the 11th Judicial Convention and was County Committee person of the 35th Assembly District, Queens County. She also chaired the National Council of Negro Women/Empress Life Members Guild; was secretary for the Better Community League (BCL); and member of the Ericsson Street Block Association 27th & 29th Avenues, the Fredrick Douglas Democratic Association, the Corona East Elmhurst N.A.A.C.P., Friends of the Queens Library, chair of EHC Sports and Recreation Committee, You Can Go To College Committee, Co-Founder/Vice-President of the Democratic Association of the 21st Century Club, Sherwood Village Tenant Association President, and member of the First Baptist Church. She died of complications from COVID-19. (Moya)

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