February 25 -- Thanks to the commitment of Mannings/Confucius Pharmacies, the MMS Group – the facility management company at Hong Ning Housing for the Elderly, and the Chinese-American Planning Council, CPC’s affiliate entity
CPC Childhood Development Services was proud to present our Learn and Grow Series: a series of virtual events taking them on different journeys to explore, create and celebrate culture during the week of February 8th. Thank you to Mass Mutual for their sponsorship to allow us to bring these meaningful experiences to the children.
Thank you to Kevin, Vivian, My Sales LLC and Wish Care USA for donating 13,824 hand sanitizers to CPC's Home Attendant Program. The generous contribution will help keep CPC home care workers safe as they continue providing care to vulnerable community members in need.
On February 22nd, City & State NY published the "2021 Nonprofit Power 100" list and CPC's President & CEO, Wayne Ho, was named number 41. Many fellow settlement house leaders and community allies were also on the Power 100 list.
Recent horrific anti-Asian violence and hate has renewed alarm among our communities. CPC stands alongside our allies around the country and across the City to denounce these acts and to build active inter-community solidarity efforts against hate to ensure the safety of all New Yorkers.
Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou and Senator Gustavo Rivera hosted a press conference on February 5th, on the inequities in vaccine distribution and access to COVID-19 resources. CPC's Chief Policy and Public Affairs Officer Carlyn Cowen joined to speak on barriers our community members face with the current one-size-fits-all approach, and the need for an equitable process that supports human services providers doing the work at the community level.
Residents of CPC Individual Residential Alternatives (IRA) at the Josephine M. Ho Community Residence for Special Needs and staff received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on January 28th. The IRA Community Residence has been operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week with staff support to provide care for the six residents living with developmental disabilities.