Great Success for CMP’s 45th Anniversary Gala


Great Success for CMP’s 45th Anniversary Gala


CMP’s 45th Anniversary Gala was a great success! Over 400 guests joined this celebration event on April 27th, 2017 at Capitale.

Each year, CMP recognizes excellence from a selected field of occupation to serve as an inspiration for our participants to seek success from a more diverse career landscape. This year, in celebration of our 45th anniversary, CMP paid tribute to the people and organizations who choose the human service career. They are:

Career Advocate Award:

  • 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East

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CMP alumnus and current 1199 member (Right) Feng Ping Li-Wu presents award to 1199SEIU, represented by President George Gresham (Center), and Vice President David Ho (Left)

Service without Borders Award:

  • Tzu Chi Foundation

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Group photo taken with attending Tzu Chi volunteers, led by Ms. Judy Wang (Center behind podium)

Community Service Partnership Award:

  • Cathay Bank – Mr. Pin Tai, President & CEO

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President & CEO Mr. Pin Tai represents Cathay Bank and received award from presenter Sophia Ng Tsao, CMP’s 2016 Emerging Entrepreneurial Leader Awardee

Unsung Heroes Award

  • Community Human Services Partners. Those who joined our gala were:
    • American Association of Retired Persons
    • Apicha Community Health Center
    • Asian American Federation
    • Asian American For Equality
    • Asian American Institute of Public Policies
    • BOC Network
    • Brooklyn Chinese-American Association (BCA)
    • CaringKing
    • Chinatown YWCA
    • Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
    • Chhaya CDC
    • Chinese-American Planning Council
    • Coalition for Asian American Children & Families
    • Garden of Hope
    • Hamilton-Madison House
    • Immigrant Social Services
    • Indochina Sino-American Community Center
    • Korean American Community Foundation
    • Korean American Family Service Center
    • Korean Community Service
    • OCA-NY
    • League Education & Treatment Center
    • P.S. 124
    • South Asian Council for Social Services
    • Tzu Chi Foundation
    • United East Athletic Association
    • Womenkind
    • YWCA of Queens

    *Seats were partially underwritten by the C. J. Huang Foundation.

CMP Spirit of Immigrants Award:

  • Ms. Lily Huang, Hamilton-Madison House

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CMP Spirit of Immigrants honoree Ms. Lily Huang accepts award from Mr. Hong Shing Lee, CMP Executive Director and former colleague of Ms. Huang

As our Mission Champion, Mr. Nelson Louis from the Ong Family Foundation and Mr. Richard Ng from the Coalition of Asian-American IPA (CAIPA) also joined our gala and expressed their congratulations to our honorees and also appreciations to all the human service workers in NYC.

Mission Champion

Ong Family Foundation Logo ImageCAIPA Logo Image

Besides the Ong Family Foundation and CAIPA, CMP also received sponsorships from various companies, organizations, and institutions. Without their support, CMP could not provide such services like Adult Literacy, Small Business Counseling, Job Placement, Vocational Training, Youth Services, and other services to our community. Thank you all for your support!


Mission Partner

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Cathay Bank Logo Image


First American International Bank Logo Image

Special Tribute Sponsor

CJ Huang Foundation Logo Image



Law Office of Deborah Chan, P.C.

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Life Financial Management

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Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar

Po Wing Hong Food Market Inc Logo Image

TD Bank Logo Image


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384 Grand Street HDFC / UA3

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Chung Pak Logo Image David Chin Insurance Logo Image
Metro Management Group Logo Image Wonton Food Inc Logo Image


Thank you all for making this a memorable evening! For more gala pictures, please click here


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Career Advocate Award
2016 Emerging Entrepreneurial Leader Awardee
Tzu Chi
Spirit of Immigrant Honoree
Ong Family Foundation Logo
 1199SEIU Logo
OCM Logo
Cathay Bank Logo
First American International Bank Logo
 CJ Huang Foundation Logo
Life Financial Management Logo
Mika Logo
Po Wing Hong Food Market Inc Logo
TD Bank Logo
UA3 Logo
BytesBot Logo
Chung Pak Logo
David Chin Insurance Logo
Metro Management Group Logo
Wonton Food Inc Logo