Below are the current and upcoming zoning matters within the Chinatown district.
US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx Names Philadelphia Winner of the “Every Place Count” Challenge
The story of our infrastructure has not always been one of connecting,” said U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx at a press conference held over the Vine Street Expressway on Monday, June 27th. Philadelphia Chinatown knows this to be true.
The 8th Annual PCDC Expo showcases various service providers that serve kids and families in the Asian community. The event will provide an opportunity for providers to connect to members of the Chinese community.
PCDC has recruited a volunteer, Lisa Li, to conduct a computer class in Francis House of Peace, Ping An House starting on May 17th. The computer class will be conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday every week from 1 PM to 3 PM.
On Friday, May 20th, staff and volunteers of PCDC were out at Philadelphia’s City Hall registering and educating voters and informing passersby about Chinatown.
The skies cleared just in time on Saturday, May 7th for the 10th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration. Franklin Square Park was decked out with the Chinese Lantern Festival which added an extra attraction to this year’s already jam-packed festivities.
On May 11, 2016, the National CAPACD and the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA), released a report titled “Our Neighborhoods: Asian American and Pacific Islander Anti-Displacement Strategies”.
On May 18th, PCDC’s Executive Director John Chin was invited to speak at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s second #SummerBookChats event to discuss Ethnic Renewal in Philadelphia Chinatown by Kathryn E. Wilson.