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Chinatown Spring Clean Up

PCDC will be hosting the 2019 Chinatown Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. The Chinatown Spring Cleanup is part of the greater Philly Spring Cleanup event, and is Chinatown’s largest annual volunteer cleanup event, and one of the largest in all of Philadelphia. This will PCDC’s 12th year hosting this event.

  1. How to register volunteer: **Every volunteer needs to complete the waiver form and return to, with subject: “[Volunteer Name] Chinatown Spring Cleanup Form”
  2. Click on link:
  3. Go to top right corner and register yourself (if you haven’t already done so)
  4. Once registered and signed in, click on ‘Volunteer for a Project’
  5. Go to the ‘neighborhood’ drop down menu and select ‘Center City’
  6. Click on “Register” (on right hand side) 
  7. Scroll down until you see ‘Project Name: Chinatown Spring Cleanup’
  8. Click on ‘Sign Me Up’

Job Announcements

Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSi) is hiring!
The Development Officer will have both internal and external facing responsibilities, including identifying, developing, writing, and submitting grant proposals and reports. In addition, the Development Officer will cultivate and maintain relationships with foundation contacts and program officers. This position will require excellent oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate will be a self-starter committed to PASSi’s mission.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to

Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) is hiring a President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
AAPIP is a national membership and philanthropic advocacy organization focused on increasing philanthropic attention and community resources for underserved AAPI communities and issues. For more information on the organization, please visit their website at:  To see the job description, visit:

College Admissions Scandal Shocks the Nation

Preparing your children for college? Ready to take their SAT’s?
PCDC offers Free SAT Prep Classes to students starting in 9th grade. No need to pay $200,000 like some parents, accused of cheating their way into colleges across the nation.

The next SAT Test day is scheduled for May 4, 2019. You must register by April 5th. If you miss the registration deadline, you can still register, however you will be charged a $29 late fee. The late registration deadline is April 24, 2019.

If you need some practice, sign up for our Practice SAT Exam, the last Saturday of every month! Email to reserve your spot! Space is limited, so first come, first served. Youth must filled out an intake packet.

Need help in math? Our SAT Math classes are every Monday, from 4 – 6 PM. Reading and writing, not your strong suit? SAT Reading/Writing classes are every Tuesday, from 4 – 6 PM.

CAWSSP Easter Egg Hunt

Parkway Central Library REIMAGED—Grand Opening Celebration

Grand Opening Weekend: April 12th -14th
Location:1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Celebrate Parkway Central Library’s new spaces with special programming all weekend long! For more information and events, visit

Free Dental Care!