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CPC Welcomes Howard Wong, Civic Engagement Manager

March 30, 2020
CPC's Policy and Public Affairs Division is pleased to introduce our new Civic Engagement Manager, Howard Wong. As part of CPC’s strategy to advance and transform communities, Howard will promote voter education and turnout, civic education, and guide CPC’s 2020 Census efforts.

Rumored ICE Raids on Sunday: Community Resources and Know Your Rights

July 12, 2019
CPC issues the following resources in advance of the rumored nation-wide Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids slated to begin this Sunday, July 14th.

CPC Supports Automatic Voter Registration

June 3, 2019

On May 30, 2019, CPC's Policy & Public Affairs Team testified at the NY State Senate Elections Committee hearing on Automatic Voter Registration.

CPC Gets Out the Vote!

September 12, 2018

New York's 2018 State Primary is this Thursday, September 13th. Primary elections determine which final candidates each party will select to move on to the General Election in November. 

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PREP Youth Advocacy Project

September 11, 2018

Written by Frances Huang, Risa Chen, and Wendy Zheng

September 11, 2018

Public Forum- Health Care for All: Covering Immigrant New Yorkers

August 21, 2018
Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) and Project CHARGE (Coalition for Health Access to Reach Greater Equity) are hosting a forum on Wednesday, August 22nd, to discuss the New York Health Act and its impact on immigrant New Yorkers. The New York Health Act is legislation that, if passed, would create a single payer, publicly financed, universal health care coverage system in New York State. The event is open to the public and the press.
August 21, 2018

CPC Protects the Census

August 3, 2018
Over this spring and summer, CPC's Policy and Public Affairs department has engaged in a series of actions, meetings, and events to protect the Census, advocate for the removal of the Citizenship Question, and share information and resources with advocates as we prepare to mobilize our community for a complete count. Learn how to get involved and stay informed on the latest Census 2020 updates.

End Family Separation NYC Rally and March

August 2, 2018

CPC staff and family joined thousands of New Yorkers at the End Family Separation NYC Rally and March that took place on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Thousands March for Salary Parity, CPC Demands Pay Parity at City Hall

July 2, 2018

On Wednesday, June 20th, over 4,000 Early Childhood Education community-based providers, teachers, union members, and allies marched from Battery Park to City Hall to add increased urgency to the salary discrepancies between community providers and Department of Education educators. 

CPC visits Washington DC for Asian Americans Advancing Justice Conference

April 30, 2018

As part of CPC's campaign to "Advance our CommUNITY" and our goal to position ourselves as a community leader in policy and advocacy, we joined  Asian Americans Advancing Justice for a national conference in Washington DC April 11th

Statement on FY219 Enacted NY State Budget

Statement on FY219 Enacted NY State Budget

April 3, 2018


For Immediate Release

April 3, 2018

ECS Youth Participate in National Student Walkout Day

March 19, 2018

On March 14th, youth from CPC's Education and Career Services Division (ECS) joined nearly one million students around the country by participating in National School Walkout Day to remember the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High S

CPC Hosts Youth Forums on the Stoneman Douglas Tragedy and National Student Walkout Day

March 9, 2018

On March 8, 2018, CPC's Educational and Career Services division (ECS) hosted a youth forum at our Manhattan Community Center to provide high school participants with a safe space to share their reactions to the February 14th shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School, and brainstorm ideas on how t

Youth Action Day 2018 Group Picture

Annual Youth Action Day

January 31, 2018

The picture above showcases Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou (Bottom row, 2nd from the right) of District 65 joining  CPC's ISY participants and staff for a picture after her supportive speech for SYEP, The Well of the Legislative Building in Albany NY.

CPC Adult Literacy Program Rallies at City Hall

CPC Adult Literacy Program Rallies at City Hall

May 26, 2016

Over 70 CPC Adult Literacy Program students rallied alongside nearly 700 other students, teachers, allies, and elected officials at City Hall park in support of increased funding for adult literacy in the city's final budget, which will be adopted by Mayor Bill de Blasio in a few weeks' time.

2016 Youth Action Day!

2016 Youth Action Day!

February 16, 2016
On February 1st, 2016, the Chinese-American Planning Council’s Youth Division participated in Youth Action Day at the New York State Capitol in Albany, NY.