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CPC State Policy and Advocacy Agenda FY18-19


Founded in 1965, the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) has the mission to promote social and economic empowerment of Chinese American, immigrant and low-income communities. We advance our communities through more than 50 programs, including early childhood education, school-age care, youth services, workforce development, community services, and senior services, serving over 60,000 community members across New York City each year. We transform our communities through social services and social change.  In order to build transformative change, we have created a policy agenda that addresses persistent needs and emerging trends in our communities.

Agenda Items Include: 

Economic Empowerment

  • Strong Nonprofits for a Better New York
  • Settlement House Program 
  • Early Childhood Education 
  • Child Welfare 
  • Adult Literacy 
  • Senior Affordable Housing Services 
  • Housing Stability Support 
  • 24 Hour Pay for Home Health Aides 

Social Empowerment 

  • New York Health Act 
  • New York DREAM Act
  • Civic Engagement and Voter Rights Reform 

Infrastructure Improvement Projects 

  • Capital Funding 

Click here to view CPC's Full NY State Policy Agenda FY2018-2019