Month: August 2015

Gift of Life for the Asian American Community

Earlier this month, we recognized National Minority Donor Awareness Week. As of August 2015, there are over 10,000 people on the organ transplant wait-list in New York State. While minorities make up 64% of the individuals on the waitlist, only […]

Good Health Day Fairs for Asian American Communities in NYC

On August 1, 2015 and August 5, 2015, the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center hosted its annual Good Health Day (GHD) health fairs in Flushing, Queens and Chinatown, Manhattan. Attracting more than 3,500 participants each year, GHD is the […]

Celebrating 50 Years of Community Health Centers

This year marks 50 years of the Community Health Center movement. It began as part of the nation’s “War on Poverty” program, with the goal of helping those in poverty by using local resources and federal funds. Today, Community Health […]