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CPC's ESL Students Attend Adult Literacy Rally on May 29

June 11, 2019

On Wednesday, May 29th, nearly eighty students and staff from CPC’s Adult Literacy Program rallied at City Hall in solidarity with over 1,000 fellow New Yorkers to urge the Mayor to baseline $12 million towards Adult Education programs.

June 11, 2019

Jeff Lau Receives UNH Award for Achievement in Civic Advocacy

June 6, 2019

On June 18, 2019, CPC Adult Literacy instructor Jeff Lau was awarded with the 2019 UNH Award for Achievement in Civic Advocacy during the 100th birthday celebration of United Neighborhood Houses (UNH).

June 6, 2019

Adult Literacy Classes Visit the Educational Theater of New York

April 8, 2019

CPC’s Adult Literacy Program visited the Educational Theater of New York on April 2, 2019 and watched "The Open Window" and "The Necklace", two plays adapted and directed by Barbara Bregstein.

April 8, 2019

Adult Literacy Students Visit Target at Essex Crossing

March 29, 2019

On March 11th, students from Literacy Instructor Sophie Huang's beginner level ESL class visited the Target at Essex Crossing in Manhattan. The field trip provided students with an opportunity to apply what they learned in the classroom into a real-life context.

March 29, 2019

Adult Literacy Students Visit National September 11 Memorial and Museum

November 15, 2018

On November 15, 2018, the advanced level ESL class in Education and Career Services’ Adult Literacy Program visited the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City.  This museum commemorates the tragic events from the attack on September 11, 2001. 

November 15, 2018

Adult Literacy Returns to MOCA

September 17, 2018

On September 6, 2018, Education and Career Services’ Adult Literacy Program returned to the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).

September 17, 2018

Adult Literacy Program Explores Lower Manhattan

July 25, 2018
On June 7, 2018, the intermediate-level classes from CPC’s Adult Literacy Program visited some sites in Lower Manhattan to expand the students’ understanding of New York City and explore new and different neighborhoods outside of Chinatown. Registration for ESOL/Civics classes is open for the fall.
July 25, 2018

CPC's Adult Literacy Students Rally at City Hall

June 29, 2018

On June 6, 2018, CPC joined 1,500 allies and partner organizations- including the New York Coalition for Adult Literacy- at City Hall to rally in support of continued adult literacy funding. Attendees highlighted the necessity of ongoing support for literacy services, and urge

June 29, 2018
CPC Receives FPWA 2018 Program Grant

FPWA Supports CPC Education & Career Services with Program Grant

April 18, 2018

On April 17, 2018, CPC attended the 2018 FPWA Program Awards Breakfast. Accepting the $20,000 grant on behalf of CPC were Wayne Ho, President & CEO; Kim To, Chief Development Officer; and Brian Chen, Director of Education & Career Services.

April 18, 2018

Adult Literacy Students Visit MOCA

February 9, 2018

On February 1, 2018, ten students from the Adult Literacy Program’s advanced-level ESOL/Civics class of the Education and Career Services Division had the opportunity to visit the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA).

February 9, 2018

Field Trip Day for Adult Literacy Students

January 5, 2018

On November 30, 2017, about 150 students from twelve classes in CPC’s Education and Career Services Adult Literacy Program visited several of Manhattan's major cultural sites.

CPC Community Votes

September 12, 2017

CPC in conjunction with UNH’s Community Votes Initiative has been reminding community members and staff to Get Out the Vote!

CPC Adult Literacy Students Watch the Solar Eclipse

August 21, 2017

Advanced-level students from CPC's Adult Literacy Program in Manhattan used a variety of experiments to watch this year's solar eclipse.

1,500 Strong at Rally for Adult Literacy

1,500 Strong at Rally for Adult Literacy

June 1, 2017

On May 31, 2017, 1,500 English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students and community supporters rallied at City Hall Park in support of $12 million in funding for Adult Literacy programs in the upcoming New York City budget.

June 1, 2017
Lunar New Year Oral History Project with NYPL

Lunar New Year Oral History Project with NYPL

March 6, 2017

In January, 2017, students in one of the Office for New Americans high intermediate-level English classes in CPC’s Workforce Development Division Adult Literacy Program participated in recording their oral histories as part of the Chinatown Legacy Project, part of the New York Public Library’s Co

March 6, 2017
CPC Adult Literacy Program at the National Museum of the American Indian

CPC Adult Literacy Program at the National Museum of the American Indian

January 9, 2017

On December 22, 2016, twenty-eight students from CPC’s Workforce Development Division Adult Literacy Program visited the National Museum of the American Indian.

CPC Adult Literacy Program Rallies at City Hall

CPC Adult Literacy Program Rallies at City Hall

May 26, 2016

Over 70 CPC Adult Literacy Program students rallied alongside nearly 700 other students, teachers, allies, and elected officials at City Hall park in support of increased funding for adult literacy in the city's final budget, which will be adopted by Mayor Bill de Blasio in a few weeks' time.

CPC Celebrates Opening of 2nd Time Warner Cable Learning Lab

CPC Celebrates Opening of 2nd Time Warner Cable Learning Lab

April 26, 2016

On April 21, 2016, CPC celebrated their latest collaboration with Time Warner Cable (TWC), opening the CPC Queens TWC Learning Lab in the CPC Queens Community Center.

April 26, 2016
CPC Literacy Program visits the LES Tenement Museum

CPC Literacy Program visits the LES Tenement Museum

August 27, 2015

CPC’s Workforce Development Division Queens Office for New Americans Literacy Program students visited the Lower East Side Tenement Museum as part of their “Your Stories, Our Stories” project.

Workforce Celebrates 40 Years!

Workforce Celebrates 40 Years!

June 25, 2015

CPC's Workforce Development Division Celebrates 40th anniversary with 70's themed throw back event!

Workforce Literacy Program at City Hall

Workforce Literacy Program at City Hall

June 10, 2015

 More than 300 students, teachers, and supporters rallied for Adult Literacy programming at City Hall yesterday.

LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Continuing in 2015

LVMH Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Continuing in 2015

March 5, 2015

LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (“LVMH”), the Chinese-American Planning Council, Inc.

Workforce Development's Fundamentals in Luxury Retail

Workforce Development's Fundamentals in Luxury Retail

July 29, 2014

CPC Workforce Development Division's Fundamentals in Luxury Retail Training Program created this short film to highlight this innovative program and the great partners involved.

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July 29, 2014