QVGOP New Year’s Kickoff Meeting!

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QVGOP New Year’s Kickoff Meeting!

January 6, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm


Thurs. Jan. 6, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Meeting at: Bellerose Jewish Center 
254-14 Union Tpke. Floral Park, NY 11004



The meeting will be live in-person, but for those who cannot attend and to avoid overcrowding we offer a Zoom option. 
RSVP: Send email request to INFO@qvgop.org with your full name, working email, and mobile phone by Wednesday midnight.  You will receive the link prior to the meeting.

New Years Kickoff Meeting!

We are riding a massive red wave into 2022, and there is a great deal to be grateful and optimistic about. Join us as we kick off a fabulous New Year with the follow special guest speakers:

Gavin Wax

Dynamic young president of New York Young Republican Club, chairman of the Association of Young Republican Clubs, digital director of the Young Republican National Federation, Ambassador for Turning Point USA, associate fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, and past Lincoln Dinner honoree for Young Republican of the Year.

Barbara from Harlem

Liberal by default, active with the NAACP and Charlie Rangel Club. She walked away from the Democrat Party and is now telling the story of her awakening to the world. She will be signing copies of her compelling and illuminating memoir for purchase: “Escaping the Racism of Low Expectations.”

City Councilwoman Vickie Paladino

Will administer the Oath of Office for the Installation of 2022 Club Officers & Board Members

Plus: Hear from Republican Candidates for 2022!

Speaker bios and more information below.

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Gavin Mario Wax

Commentary from https://www.gavinwax.com/

Hi, I’m Gavin Wax. I am a New York-based conservative political commentator and columnist.

I am the 76th President of the New York Young Republican Club, Chairman of the New York Republican Liberty Caucus, Chairman of the Association of Young Republican Clubs, Digital Director of the Young Republican National Federation, Corresponding Secretary of the Association of New York State Young Republican Clubs, National Spokesman of Republicans for National Renewal, Ambassador for Turning Point USA, Associate Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, and a Writing Fellow for America’s Future Foundation.

I have appeared on Fox News, One America News, Bold TV, Newsmax, America Voice News, The First TV, and Compound Media.

My articles have been published in Townhall, Newsweek, The Daily Caller, Human Events, The Hill, The Washington Examiner, RealClearDefense, RealClearPolicy, Foundation for Economic Education, Mises Institute, The Federalist, Western Journal, American Greatness, and Newsmax.

New York Young Republican Club black-tie gala, Dec. 4, 2021.
Club President Gavin Wax with event speakers, club officers and board, and honorees.


Barbara from Harlem

The “Godmother” of Black Conservatives

Commentary from https://www.barbarafromharlem.com/about

•Barbara from Harlem (born in the Bronx and raised in Harlem, NYC) is the mother of five (5) children, who she raised single-handedly. She has been a conservative for over 20 years.

​She was first dubbed “Barbara from Harlem” by former WABC radio host, Jay Diamond, who suggested that she use this handle when she called into his show to speak out against the verdict in the O.J. Simpson. Barbara was brave enough to defy the conventional wisdom and belief in the black community. She believed (and still does) that O.J. murdered his late wife, Nicole, and Ron Goldman.

•She wrote her compelling and inspirational memoir “Escaping the Racism of Low Expectations” to chronicle her journey from liberal –by- default to Conservative.

​•Like most blacks, she was taught that Black equals Democrat. Her memoir describes how she broke free from the Democrat plantation.

​•She has started businesses and has managed not-for-profit organizations to help inner city youth.

•She has spoken at and participated in Republican and Conservative clubs, in different parts of the country, including at the 603 Alliance in New Hampshire. In fact, she attended the first massive tea party in D.C. in 2009, and has spoken at a number of Tea Party events.

​•Barbara from Harlem’s memoir, “Escaping the Racism of Low Expectations” is a hit in Conservative circles!

•Her memoir has been endorsed by the “Great One” Mark Levin on his Facebook and Twitter accounts. Furthermore, she has been a guest on Mark Levin’s radio program a number of times.

•Her weekly live-stream show on Facebook (“Our Urban Story”) is viewed by thousands.

•Even as a registered Democrat, she campaigned for Rudy Giuliani when he first ran for mayor of NYC, and other conservative candidates. In addition, in 2016 she campaigned actively for then-candidate Donald J. Trump. Moreover, she supported President Trump in 2020 for re-election because she believes that he has done more for blacks than any other President, with the exception of Abraham Lincoln.

•At least three (3) of her videos on Facebook have gone viral, having been viewed at least one (1) million times.

•Barbara has even influenced life-time Democrats in NYC to vote for a Republican, President Donald J. Trump, for the first-time in their lives.

•She was dubbed the “Godmother of Black Conservatives” by Darius Mayfield of “Not Black, Not White, American” Podcast. [He is renown for cleaning up cities around the country, because he was inspired by Scott Pressler. Mr. Mayfield is now running for Congress in NJ.]

Escaping the Racism of Low Expectations

Barbara from Harlem will be signing her compelling and illuminating memoir
for purchase at the January 6th meeting!

I am Barbara from Harlem and my God, my Country, and my Conscience are my guides.

I was a liberal by default. I asked no questions. I had no answers. I just pulled the lever to vote for Democrats as was expected of me. Most of my fellow Black Americans do not fully understand what the term “liberal” means, or who or what they are voting for. And, in turn they don’t realize how harmful those “liberal” policies are to our freedoms and liberties as Americans.

I was born into a culture that believes Black equals Democrat. A broken home, failed marriage, and a feeling of victimization fueled my need for inclusion, which the Democratic Party fulfilled. As an activist and member of the NAACP and Democratic Clubs in Harlem, the men I looked up to—the Rev. Jesse Jackson (whom I also campaigned for), Congressman Charlie Rangel, and Rev. Al Sharpton—reinforced the negative perceptions that shaped my world.

But just like false prophets, the false narrative that has been spoon-fed to us by Black leaders, the Black community, the media, and progressive politicians has enslaved Blacks in a victimhood mentality and entitlement mindset.

But my eyes were opened to reject victimhood and lack of accountability. My journey has proven to me that when you have clarity of conscience, love of God, and a deep-seated belief in America’s goodness, your life will be enriched and your focus will change to one of accountability.

I am Barbara from Harlem. I fought my way out. You can too.  


January 6, 2022
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Queens Village Republican Club
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Bellerose Jewish Center
254-14 Union Tpke.
Glen Oaks, NY 11004 United States
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