Sylvia Hack is one of the esteemed “7 Founding Sisters” who collaborated with Audrey Cohen, playing an instrumental role in the inception of what would become Metropolitan College of New York. Her steadfast commitment to human services and educational empowerment helped lay the groundwork for an institution dedicated to fostering social change and holistic development.

Join us in congratulating Sylvia Hack on her 50 years of service to Queens Community Board 9!

Council Member Lynn Schulman (left) and City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams (center) stand with Sylvia Hack as they honor her 50 years of public service on Community Board 9.

CB 9 member marks 50 years of service
Elected Officials Honor Sylvia Hack

Kew Gardens resident Sylvia Hack boasts an impressive resumé: She was part of an all-women group that helped found the Metropolitan College of New York, she was a founding member of the Kew Gardens Improvement Association, she had an appearance as an extra in “A Miracle on 34th Street,” and she’s fluent in French.

But Hack is perhaps best known for her service on Community Board 9. She served as the board’s chairperson in the past and is now chair of the Land Use Committee.

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