Throughout the month of May, CPC took part in a national campaign called Give In May. We want to say thank you and express our gratitude to all the generous donors who joined this incredible campaign in support of AAPI communities nationwide.
I don’t know what to say. The last few months, the last few weeks, and the last few days have brought out a range of emotions – not only anger, sadness, frustration, and disappointment but also hope, optimism, empathy, and compassion.
On June 12th, CPC Project Gateway and EastBridge Foundation hosted a Virtual Transition Fair for high school seniors to discuss their expectations and hear tips on how to prepare for the transition into college. Community members enjoyed the opportunity to network with rising sophomores and receive tips on how to maximize their college experience.
We are grateful to be able to have the support of our neighbors as we work together to address the needs of our community members. Recent donations have been made to care for our young families, our senior neighbors, and our essential staff.
Early Childhood Learning and Wellness Services (ECLW) is pleased to announce its first virtual 30-Hour Cohort Training in Chinese for licensed family child care providers took place last Saturday, June 20th, with 48 licensed family child providers in attendance. These training courses are designed to help fulfill the requirements for license renewal. See details for registration.
It is with heavy hearts that we share the news of the passing of Man Chiu Wong. Mr. Wong was an employee of CPC Chinatown Senior Center, working to make the center a wonderful and joyous place for all who he interacted with.
CPC President and CEO Wayne Ho spoke at a session on what offices will look like during and after COVID-19 recovery and the role of technology in planning. The two-day virtual event was hosted by NYNMedia on June 24th and 25th.
CPC Brooklyn Community Services Director Steve Mei joined a panel to discuss food insecurity in Asian American communities as part of a series called "The Takeout" which explores the inordinate impact that COVID-19 is having on Asian American communities and food businesses. The virtual event was hosted on June 24th by the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD).