Milestones

  • 2013

    CMP launches website at www.cmpny.org.

    CMP welcomes two new members to join Board of Trustees.

    Hosts first Annual Career Fair in Flushing, New York with over 300 participants.

    41st Annual "Bridge To Succcess" gala raises record-breaking funds to support CMP programs.

     
  • 2012

    CMP establishes partnerships with Chhaya DC and Korean Community Services to broaden job training and placement .

    CMP secures $70,000 of business financing to help entrepreneurs start 8 new business ventures in Business Outreach Center (BOC) program.

    Increase course offerings in CMP Academy and enhance services in “Out-of-School Youth” program.

    Hosted the Volunteers in Service to Asian American  (VCommunitiesISAC) award event to recognize volunteer work force in the Asian American community. Twenty-one volunteers from 18 organizations were honored.

     
  • 2011

    Published CMP for Kids by Kids - tourist maps distributed at New York City kiosks.

    Established multi-ethnic partnership to serve the Chinese, Korean, and South Asian populations.

    Chinatown Manpower Project, Inc. adopts a 5-year strategic plan and re-brands itself to CMP.

     
  • 2008

    Received Award for Excellence from the Empire State Development Corporation for its Entrepreneurial Assistance Program.

     
  • 2005

    Established Certified Nurses Aide Program.

    Became a NYS Education Department Licensed Proprietary School.

     
  • 2001

    Established Out-of-School Youth Program that helps 18-21 year olds enter into the job market and/or college.

     
  • 1997

    Over 20,000 vocational training students and walk-in clients served in the last 25 years.

     
  • 1996

    Started new Licensed Practical Nurse Program with Cabrini Hospital.

     
  • 1995

    Con Edison set-up a satellite office in BOC.

     
  • 1992

    Business Outreach Center (BOC) was created to provide technical assistance to small and minority businesses in Chinatown/Lower East Side.

     
  • 1991

    Chinese School instruction began.

     
  • 1989

    Established the Interactive Learning Center to provide individualized, self-paced, computer-assisted instruction.

     
  • 1985

    Established Summer Youth Employment Program.

     
  • 1984

    Established Refugee Vocational Training program to serve refugees from Southeast Asia.

     
  • 1982

    Over 1,800 students graduated in CMPs first 10 years, 95% placed into jobs.

     
  • 1981

    Established a BCT Korean Manpower component to aid Korean community.

     
  • 1977

    Moved to 70 Mulberry Street – our current place of operations.

     
  • 1975

    Added a walk-in placement component to programs.

    Secured five year U.S. Department of Education grant to operate a Para-Accounting and Para-legal program.

     
  • 1973

    Added bookkeeping and basic office practice classes.

     
  • 1972

    CMP was founded as a non-profit community organization.

    IBM donated keypunch machines and supplies, starting CMP’s first class of 10 students learning keypunch