Mr. Khuzami has been a member of Community Board 1 in Astoria, NY for the last 16 years. He currently Chairs the Parks and Cultural Committee, sits on the Zoning Committee and is a member of the Executive Board. He is also a member of the Queens General Assembly and is a panelist for the Grant submissions for the Queens Council on the Arts. In 2015 he was named as Cultural liaison from Astoria, Long island City to the Borough President, Melinda Katz.
Richard is also proud to be instrumental in the development of an outdoor 2500 seat performance space in Astoria Park, Astoria NY.
Our mission is to both educate and protect the interests and quality of life for all residents of the previously often neglected part of Astoria/Long Island City.