Applications are now open for the 2017 DYCD Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). Applications are due Friday, March 17, 2017. The application process was launched earlier this year to give New Yorkers additional time to plan for the summer.
On February 2, 2017, CPC hosted its 52nd Annual Lunar New Year Celebration at Jing Fong Restaurant with over 1,000 guests in attendance to celebrate the Year of the Rooster and honor five distinguished individuals and organizations in the community.
On Saturday, February 11th, 2017 CPC Brooklyn Community Services held their Annual Lunar New Year Celebration at the beautifully decorated P.S.310. Families from all around the neighborhood poured in to enjoy the community event celebrating the Year of the Rooster.
As part of the Manhattan District Attorney Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative (CJII), a consortium of agencies based in the Lower East Side (LES) are collaborating to pilot a 'Youth Opportunity Hub' for at-risk youth and young adults in the community.
Access to affordable health care is an important part of a healthy community. During Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez's event on February 18, 2017, CPC spoke about the importance of access to affordable healthcare.