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About us

Our Vision:  

To advance and transform communities.

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Our Mission:

Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc.’s mission is to promote social and economic empowerment of Chinese American, immigrant and low-income communities.

Our Values:

We are our community. We are committed, inclusive, and responsive. 

We embrace our community. We are reliable, trusted, and transparent and hold ourselves to the highest quality standards. 

We empower our community. We inspire leadership, equity, and progress.  


History of CPCHistory

Founded in 1965, the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC) aims to promote the social and economic empowerment of Chinese American, immigrant, and low-income communities. Today, CPC is the nation's largest Asian American social services organization and strives to be the premier social service and leadership development organization.  CPC serves over 60,000 community members each year through more than 50 programs at over 30 sites throughout New York City, including early childhood education, school-age care, youth services, workforce development, community services, and senior services. In 2017, CPC launched Advancing Our CommUNITY, its organization-wide strategy to expand services to address persistent needs and emerging trends and to improve leadership skills among staff and community members.