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CPC Queens Naming Campaign Reception - Gin Hwa Yang

Garden Reception Benefits Queens Community Center

July 19, 2017

On June 27, 2017, CPC Queens Naming Campaign Committee Chair Veronica Tsang and Committee Member Bill Tam co-hosted a private reception in the garden of CPC’s Queens Community Center.

July 25, 2017
Christina
CPC Partners with NYC Rent Freeze Team

CPC Partners with NYC Rent Freeze Team

June 22, 2017

On June 21, 2017, CPC co-sponsored a town hall with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.

July 5, 2017
Christina
Victory for the Year of the Senior

Victory for the Year of the Senior

June 13, 2017

On June 12, 2017 New York City Council Members Margaret S. Chin, Paul Vallone and Helen Rosenthal held a joint press conference to announce the increase in funding for senior services and for social services nonprofit organizations in the upcoming budget for New York City.

July 5, 2017
Christina
Working Together Makes It Better

Working Together Makes It Better

June 13, 2017

On June 5, 2017, CPC joined fellow United Neighborhood House (UNH) members in the 2nd Annual Settlement House Day, hosted by UNH.

July 5, 2017
Christina
Renovated Hong Ning Housing for the Elderly

CPC Unveils Renovated Hong Ning Housing for the Elderly

June 1, 2017

On May 31, 2017, CPC, the Chinatown Planning Council Housing Development Fund Company, and UnitedHealthCare celebrated the unveiling of the newly renovated Hong Ning Housing for the Elderly redesigned by Joe Franza.

July 5, 2017
Christina
Bruce N. Lederman Joins CPC Board of Directors

Bruce N. Lederman Joins CPC Board of Directors

May 30, 2017

The Chinese-American Planning Council Inc. announces the appointment of Bruce N. Lederman as a new member of the board of directors. Lederman has more than 35 years of expertise in commercial real estate and intellectual property litigation.

July 5, 2017
Christina
CPC Board Member Appointed to the NY State Supreme Court, Appellate Division

CPC Board Member Appointed to the NY State Supreme Court, Appellate Division

May 23, 2017

On May 22, 2017, CPC Board Member Jeffrey Oing was appointed to the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department.

July 5, 2017
Christina
Embracing Diversity in the Immigrant Community

Embracing Diversity in the Immigrant Community

May 18, 2017

On May 17, 2017, CPC President & CEO, Wayne Ho, spoke at the Second Annual Lillian Wald Symposium, hosted by Henry Street Settlement.

July 5, 2017
Christina
CPC & NY State Assembly Celebrates the Newly Formed Asian Pacific American Legislative Task Force

CPC & NY State Assembly Celebrates the Newly Formed Asian Pacific American Legislative Task Force

May 18, 2017

On May 18, 2017, the NY State Assembly announced the formation of the Asian Pacific American Legislative Task Force (APALTF). This is the first time in New York State's history that a government body has been formed solely to represent the Asian American Pacific Islander community.

July 5, 2017
Christina
Celebrating Diversity during APIA Heritage Month

Celebrating Diversity during APIA Heritage Month

May 10, 2017

CPC President & CEO, Wayne Ho, spoke with Inspiring Diversity (iD) about the importance of Asian/Pacific Islander American (APIA) Heritage Month. APIA Heritage Month began in the 1970s to celebrate Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. 

July 5, 2017
Christina
CPC Joins Members of LESEN & NYC Comptroller Office for Release of Neighborhood Economic Analysis Report

CPC Joins Members of LESEN & NYC Comptroller Office for Release of Neighborhood Economic Analysis Report

May 5, 2017

On April 25, 2017, CPC and members of the Lower East Side Employment Network (LESEN) joined NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, for his release of the Comptroller Office's latest report - The New Geography of Jobs: A Blueprint for Strengthening NYC Neighborhoods.

July 5, 2017
Christina
CPC Joins Community Partners for Asian Pacific American Advocacy Day at City Hall

CPC Joins Community Partners for Asian Pacific American Advocacy Day at City Hall

April 5, 2017

On March 15th, 2017, CPC joined leaders, staff, students, and clients representing 45 Asian-led and Asian-serving organizations on the steps of City Hall  for the 9th Annual Asian Pacific American (APA) Advocacy Day as part of the 15% and Growing Coalition,

July 5, 2017
Bryan Lucero