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November 2023

Love Quest Collaborative Workshops with Community Partners through December 22

The Love Quest Foundation has joined forces with Save Our Tomorrow to offer Personal Safety and Personal Hygiene workshops Tuesday evenings on November 21, December 5, and December 19 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory at 8 North Cherry Street.

All workshops conclude on Friday, December 22.

October 2023

Love Quest Collaborative Workshops with Community Partners, October 10-December 22

The Love Quest Foundation is joining forces with Save Our Tomorrow to provide collaborative workshops at the Poughkeepsie Underwear Factory at 8 North Cherry Street in Poughkeepsie every other Tuesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m. beginning October 10.

Love Quest Executive Director Josayne Anderson-Tejera and Jasmaine Clay, Founder of Save Our Tomorrow are working in solidarity to offer community residents Personal Safety and Personal Hygiene workshops.

We hope you will join us on October 10 | October 24 | November 21 | December 5 | December 19. No workshop will be held on November 7, Election Day.

August 2023

August 5 Red Carpet Affair Spotlights “Distractions” Video

July 2023

Annual Youth Summer Workshops Begin July 5

The Love Quest Foundation is holding its annual Youth Summer Workshops from Wednesday, July 25 through Friday, August 18 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Family Partnership Center in Poughkeepsie. Activities include music production, financial literacy, gardening, restorative justice, fitness, and self care. There will be weekly field trips and daily snacks.

For more information, contact 845.522.6886 or [email protected].

June 2023

Love Quest Attends Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans, Louisiana

The Love Quest Foundation attended the 2023 Essence Festival of Culture in New Orleans at the 2023 Essence Festival from June 29 through July 3. We are so grateful for the support of so many without whom we would not have been able to extend this experience to local young men and women.

Check out the event in Gallery

May 2023

Annual HV Gives Event

Each year, Love Quest participates with Hudson Valley Gives — the 24-hour online day of giving hosted by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan. Thanks to those who so generously participated.

Love Quest Hosts Self-Care Event Young Women

The Love Quest Foundation in collaboration with Saving Our Tomorrow and Taking It To The Streets hosted “That Girl Self Care Event” on May 13 from 2-6 p.m. to provide them with self-care routines, cosmetology hacks, and ways to accentuate their natural styles.

April 2023

Love Quest Foundation’s Seeds of Love Event in Honor of Earth Day 2023

The Love Quest’s Seeds of Love event in April was led by Hector Gerardo and Elizabeth Guerra — co-founders of SEAmarron Farmstead and E&G Community Builders in Danbury, Connecticut. They are improving access to fresh food in Connecticut’s cities through urban farms, community gardens, and educational programs and giving the next generation of activist farmers the tools they need to pick up the mantle.

Youth were given a mini planter, seeds, compost, and a bottle of water to put what they were learning about farming into practice.

February 2023

Introspective Rhythm Red Carpet Event

Love Quest, in collaboration with The Children’s Village, held a red carpet event for the 2022 Introspective Rhythm Youth Summer Workshop on Wednesday, February 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Reach Academy in West Harrison where we featured music productions and other works by participants.

Safe Harbor Event

The Love Quest Foundation also held an event for young women in the Safe Harbor Program.

October 26, 2022

On Wednesday evening, October 26, The Love Quest Foundation hosted its Introspective Rhythm Red Carpet Affair for the participants of the 2022 Free Summer Workshop Series held in July and August.

The event featured participants creative writing, songwriting, and music production works, and a recap of variety of workshops and outings they attended.

July-August 2022

Monday, July 11-Friday, August 19, 2022: Youth ages 11-18 interested in creative writing, journaling, and music production attended its Free Summer Workshop Series. Activities took place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Family Partnership Center in Poughkeepsie.

Workshops included creative writing, music production, introduction to songwriting, journal writing, audio visual projects, mindfulness, self care and fitness, along with field trips. Snacks will be provided.

May 2022

Wednesday, May 18: Love Quest participated in Hudson Valley Gives one-day fundraiser.

April 2022

Friday, April 8: Love Quest’s I’m Taking Off Red Carpet Premiere

February 2022

Tuesday, February 22: Joint Interview with Alvin Notice, The Tiana Angelique Notice Foundation

Friday, February 18-Monday, February 21: Filmed I’m Taking Off music video [In partnership with The Art Effect Spark Studio]

Monday, February 14: LAMIK Valentine’s Day Fundraiser

Sunday, February 13: LAMIK Instagram Live Valentine’s Day Edition and Blog Feature Lady of the Month–Love Quest Executive Director Josayne Anderson-Tejera

Saturday, February 5: Teens Under Construction H.E.R [Hip-Hop Empowering Resilience] Workshop