Janine Liu Janine Liu is a rising junior at Barnard College pursuing a BA in Anthropology and a minor in Ethnicity & Race Studies. Janine is passionate about studying the … Continue reading Meet Our SLI Coordinators
Summer Leadership Institute The Summer Leadership Institute (SLI) of CYI consists of a series of weekly workshops, in which high school youth engage in exploratory activities and discussions. These workshops … Continue reading Now Hiring: SLI Coordinator
Spring is here! The slush is fading, the sun is out and CYI is kicking into high gear to prepare for new programming. In the March 2018 Newsletter, learn how … Continue reading March Newsletter
Happy New Year! 2018 is particularly special to CYI. 15 years ago, Chinatown Youth Initiatives filed its papers to officially incorporate as a 501(c)3 nonprofit. With its nonprofit status, the … Continue reading January Newsletter
CYI is proud to partner with Asian Cinevision and the Asian American International Film Festival to showcase the films: 1985 and All Our Father’s Relations. Starting on July 28th, AAIFF40 … Continue reading Check It Out: Asian American International Film Festival
How will you be spending your Saturdays this summer? If you’d like to spend it making lasting friendships while exploring social justice, community, and identity, consider CYI’s Summer Leadership Institute! … Continue reading Find Yourself, Empower Each Other, Build Leadership: Join Summer Leadership Institute!
The 14th Annual Chinatown Beautification Day will take place on August 20th and 21st! The two-day event consists of a Youth Conference followed by a clean-up day. Our theme this … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: 14th Annual Chinatown Beautification Day
Dear CYI Family and Friends, As we head into Spring, we have some exciting news to share with you. Let’s congratulate the Chinatown Literacy Project for another successful year! While … Continue reading Summer 2016 Is Here!: Programs Updates, Opportunities, and More!
CYI’s annual Chinatown Beautification Day began as a mission to address the concerns of the negligence of post 9/11’s Lower East Side. Since then, it has evolved into a two-day … Continue reading Register for the 2015 Chinatown Beautification Day and Youth Conference Event!
Dear CYI Family and Friends, This year marks the 15th Anniversary since the founding of Chinatown Youth Initiatives. For a decade and a half, the dedicated volunteer board, staff, and … Continue reading Happy 15th Anniversary of Chinatown Youth Initiatives!