Over the sweltering days of July 14 and 15, the Vine Street Campus of the Chinese Christian Church and Center held an unlikely and motley assortment of neighbors, business owners, local workers, urban planners, designers, architects, engineers and government officials.
When is the Convention? When do we expect Convention attendees to arrive and leave?
The Democratic National Convention (DNC) begins Monday, July 25th, and ends Thursday evening, July 28th. Attendees will arrive as soon as Friday, July 22nd, and leave by Friday, July 29th.
On Monday, June 13th, 2016 Chinatown residents, small business and restaurant owners met with individuals from the Managing Director’s Office, Office of Emergency Management, Commerce Department, Philadelphia Police Department, and Democratic National Convention Committee about the upcoming DNC convention.
As rental prices soar and gentrification encroaches ethnic enclaves, the importance of fair housing to equality is clearer than ever. Neighborhoods are key determinants of education and job opportunities, as well as quality of life and safety for their residents.
After 5-months of assistance, PCDC was able to successfully find homes for 3 senior households at Saint Francis Villa senior apartment in Kensington area, Philadelphia. These seniors signed their leases on June 15th and are moving into their new homes.
On June 18, PCDC hosted its 8th annual Expo—an event aiming to make resources more accessible to the Chinatown Community. With sunny skies and the excited attitudes of the community, the PCDC 2016 Expo was a great success.
Attention ACCESS Cardholders! Take advantage and visit Philadelphia’s art and cultural destinations for a nominal fee. Philadelphia non-profit, Art-Reach, has partnered with 32 museums, gardens and historic sites in Philadelphia to offer admission at a deeply discounted rate of $2 a person for ACCESS Cardholders.
On June 18 to 19, I joined a conference of North American Chinatowns in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. I, along with other representatives from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, as well as Chicago, Washington, D.C., and Seattle were invited to speak.