CPC is a social services organization that creates social change.
In the past year, we sought out transformational changes in education, family support, and community empowerment to build better futures for Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), immigrant, and low-income families of New York City.
With 50 programs and services at 30 sites, and the dedication of more than 700 staff, we served 60,000 people of all ages.
Community members came from more than 40 countries, speaking 25 languages.
Letter from the Board Chair and CEO
In the past year, we implemented our organization-wide strategy to empower community members to build on their strengths and achieve their goals.
As featured in the cover image, more than 200 staff and community members participated in our first-ever City Advocacy Day. We came together to push for increased resources and funding to support AAPI, immigrant, and low-income communities in New York City.
You will hear from Jenny, Raymond, and Jireh in this annual report. All three generously shared their stories of how CPC made a difference in their lives. These stories demonstrate how CPC's three pillars make an impact on individuals, families, and neighborhoods.
Your generosity allows us to continue to strengthen our programs and services. Thank you for your continued support during these challenging but exciting times.
BY THE NUMBERS
NYC has the largest population of AAPIs of any U.S. city at over 1.2 million, including more than half a million Chinese
Half of NYC Asians, or more than 150,000 households, have insufficient income to meet the basic costs of living
25% live below the federal poverty level in our service areas
2 in 3 NYC Asian seniors are limited English proficient, and 1 in 5 don't speak English at all
70% of Chinatown households underutilize SNAP benefits
1 in 5 NYC Asians do not have a high school diploma
CPC's 2018 Impacts
342 children received free instruments and music education to improve their social-emotional development
100% of our In-School Youth participants go on to college with scholarships or financial aid
1,517 families received free and affordable STEM, arts, and recreational programming at our 11 after-school programs in high-needs elementary schools
300 licensed child care providers received trainings on licensing renewals, first aid/CPR, medication administration, and CDA trainings in Korean and Spanish, reaching new communities across NYC
6 weeks of bilingual cooking classes, teaching dozens of families about the five food groups and how to cook a healthy meal on a budget
400 families with special needs were provided respite, early intervention, or person-centered care
2,900 homebound individuals were provided care through our subsidiary Home Attendant Program
202,519 meals and snacks provided through funds from the Child and Adult Care Food Program
2,530 young people worked 311,000 hours in summer jobs at 250 work sites
Two-thirds of youth attending University of Buffalo's Instant Decision Day were accepted on the spot
925 adult literacy students studied across 37 English classes
263 seniors found employment through a work-based training program
120 served though our walk-in career center and provided individualized assessments, resume writing, interview workshops, resulting in a 70% job placement rate and $16.86 average starting hourly wage
400 special needs families provided respite and person-centered care
708 individuals provided HIV/AIDS support services
5,000 families screened for benefits like SNAP and Medicare
93 immigrants applied for naturalization, 75 attended citizenship classes, and 20 gained citizenship