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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
Tommy Lam speaking at the Youth Rally Against Hate

Tommy Lam Speaks at NYC Councilmember Deutsch's Youth Rally Against Hate

April 1, 2019

On Sunday, March 3rd, Education and Career Services team member Tommy Lam joined elected officials, families, and students of all ages and backgrounds for a youth rally against hate at James Madison High School in Brooklyn.

April 1, 2019

SYEP Participant Application Now Available

April 1, 2019

The 2019 Summer Youth Employment Program Participant Application is now available. Interested youth between the ages of 14-24 can apply online, or download a paper application, at:

https://application.nycsyep.com/

April 1, 2019

Learn and Earn Program Hosts 2nd Annual Parent Engagement Night

March 29, 2019

On March 22nd, the Manhattan Learn and Earn Program hosted its 2nd Annual Parent Engagement Night at the Hong Ning Housing for the Elderly's kitchen space.

March 29, 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

BEST Speaker Spotlight Series: Live Your Best (Financial) Life

March 27, 2019
On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) collaborated with Lai Ling Li, Co-Chair of Community Involvement of AsPIRE Tri-State and Danny Lee, Market Director of the Financial District at JPMorgan Chase (JPMC) to host a financial literacy workshop, “Live Your Best (Financial) Life.”
March 27, 2019
Emmy Lam (3rd from right) Testifying at Youth Services Committee Hearing

CPC Testifies at NYC Council's Committee on Youth Services Preliminary Budget Hearing

March 21, 2019

On March 11th, Emmy Lam, Program Assistant and Worksite Liaison with CPC's Education and Career Services Division, testified at the NYC Council's Committee on Youth Services Fiscal Year 2020 Preliminary Budget and Oversight Hearing at City Hall.

March 21, 2019

Learn and Earn Program Visits Colgate University, RIT, and SUNY Binghamton

March 21, 2019

In February, the Manhattan Learn and Earn Program traveled upstate for an overnight college visit. Joined by program staff, the group toured Colgate University, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Binghamton University.

March 21, 2019

CPC Beacon Honors Long Time Staff at 2019 Lights on After-School & Lunar New Year Celebration

March 15, 2019

On February 8, 2019, the CPC Beacon Program at IS220 hosted the 2019 Lights on After-School & Lunar New Year Celebration. A total of 296 community members celebrated the holiday with us at the Beacon Community Center.

March 15, 2019

Service Learning Initiative Visits Princeton University

March 6, 2019

On February 18th, community members from CPC's Service Learning Initiative toured Princeton University. Youth were excited about visiting an ivy league school and one of the premier universities in the country.

March 6, 2019

PG: SAT Recruiting!

February 27, 2019

Project Gateway will be offering a low-cost, high quality SAT prep program that prepares students for the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing components of the SAT exam. Starting March 30, 2019, the class will meet once a week on Saturdays from 11 AM to 4 PM for nine weeks. 

February 27, 2019
Group Photo

CPC's Intern and Earn Program Hosts Successful Career Panel

February 15, 2019

On Wednesday, February 6th, CPC's Intern and Earn program hosted a career panel for participants from our 23rd cohort. Panelists included professionals spanning government, law enforcement, finance, and healthcare.

February 15, 2019

CPC Hosts 'Instant Decision Day' in Collaboration with the University at Buffalo

February 1, 2019
The results were overwhelmingly positive. 83% of the attendees either received a non-binding offer of admission to UB, or a conditional acceptance into the university’s Educational Opportunity Program.
February 1, 2019

Student Advisory Committee (SAC) Recruiting!

January 28, 2019
CPC's Project Gateway is currently recruiting motivated community members to participate in a Student Advisory Committee (SAC)! Gain leadership skills! Plan events! Network with peers and mentors!
January 28, 2019
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CPC Community Member Highlighted in New York Times

January 22, 2019

CPC Community Member Michael Dickerson was featured in the January 20, 2019 edition of the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund.

January 22, 2019

Beacon Celebrates the Holidays with Family Night

January 4, 2019

On December 28, 2018, CPC Beacon Program at IS220 hosted their annual Holiday Family Night. The CPC Beacon Program regularly hosts Family Nights to bring the community together for a night of family fun and resource sharing.

January 4, 2019
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CPC LEAD Students Perform Holiday Concert at Hong Ning Housing for the Elderly

December 19, 2018
CPC’s Learn. Excel. Advocate. Dream. (CPC LEAD) program brought 33 students from the High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies to perform at Hong Ning Senior Housing for the Elderly in Manhattan's Lower East Side. Over 50 residents attended the music performance.
December 19, 2018

CPC Service Learning Program Fundraises for the Innocence Project

December 12, 2018

Last month, the CPC Service Learning Program hosted a screening of 13th (2016), a powerful documentary that explores the intersection of race and mass incarceration in the United States.

December 12, 2018

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

BEST Mentorship Program - Speaker Spotlight Series: Asian Americans Breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling

November 8, 2018
On Friday, October 19th, the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) hosted another successful Business Exploration Student Track (BEST) Mentorship Program event featuring a Distinguished Spotlight Speaker Series panel with JPMorgan Chase. Lai Ling Li, a Vice President at JPMorgan moderated the "Asian Americans Breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling: Career Strategies & Cultural Barriers Part 2" panel, welcoming three executives to motivate our community members.
November 8, 2018
Wendy McKelvey of NYCDOHMH (7th from the left) and Regina Keenan of NYSDOH (4th from the right) with CPC youth after conducting a workshop on fish advisory

CPC Youth Advocate for a Healthier Community

October 25, 2018
The New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene published an article in the Journal of Urban Health about a decline in blood mercury levels. Direct outreach conducted by local community based organizations including CPC may have contributed to these promising results!
October 25, 2018
https://www.cpc-nyc.org/programs/workforce-development-cpc-brooklyn-branch-cpc-queens-branch/adult-literacy-program

Adult Literacy Cruises into 20th Year of Programming

October 1, 2018
The Adult Literacy Program celebrated it's 20th anniversary by reuniting current and former students, ESL teachers, their families, friends, and CPC staff aboard a cruise around the Statue of Liberty.
October 1, 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
YAIP Reunion Night Group Picture

Young Adult Internship Program Hosts Alumni Reunion Night

July 3, 2018

CPC's Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) hosted an Alumni Reunion Night on June 21st at DCTV (Downtown Community Television Center) in Manhattan.

CPC's Beacon Community Center Selected to Host a PASE Summer Teaching Fellow

May 24, 2018

CPC's Beacon Community Center was recently selected by the Partnership for After School Education (PASE) to serve as a host site for a 2018 Summer Teaching Fellow.

May 24, 2018

CPC's Young Adult Internship Program Learns About Smart Investing

May 24, 2018

On April 18th and 25th, participants from CPC's Young Adult Internship Program took part in a financial education series led by Frank Wu of Prudential Financial, Inc., a CPC community partner.

May 24, 2018

CPC's Service Learning Initiative Visits Boston College

May 24, 2018

In April, participants from CPC's Service Learning Initiative had the opportunity to visit Boston College. For many students, this was their first trip to Massachusetts and the Boston area.

CPC's Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) takes on the Gig Economy with SAMASchool

May 24, 2018

In April, CPC’s Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP) continued their ongoing partnership with San Francisco-based nonprofit SAMASchool.

May 24, 2018

CPC Testifies at Immigration Committee's Preliminary Budget Hearing and Press Conference

March 26, 2018

On Monday, March 26th, CPC students and teachers stood alongside immigrants, adult learners, and advocates to urge the City to baseline  $12 million in Adult Literacy funding. 

ECS Youth Participate in National Student Walkout Day

March 19, 2018

On March 14th, youth from CPC's Education and Career Services Division (ECS) joined nearly one million students around the country by participating in National School Walkout Day to remember the victims of the Stoneman Douglas High S

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.

YAIP Application Day on 7/18/2017

July 13, 2017
Join us for an onsite application day on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 2PM for a paid internship opportunity! We will be ready to answer any questions that you might!
July 13, 2017