April 23, 2015 – San Francisco, CA – Project by Project San Francisco (PbP SF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports non-profit organizations creating a positive impact in the Asian American community. Each year, the three chapters of Project by Project (PbP) decide on a theme and select a local non-profit organization supporting the Asian American community as its partner. In the spirit of PbP’s 2015 theme of Housing, PbP SF announced today that it has named Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC), as its 2015 non-profit partner.
CCDC’s mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for San Francisco residents. It is a 38-year-old place-based community development organization serving Chinatown and other low income neighborhoods. CCDC plays the roles of neighborhood advocates, community organizers, planners, developers, and managers of affordable housing, serving over 4,000 residents annually.
CCDC currently manages more than 2,000 units of affordable at 25 sites throughout San Francisco. In addition to developing and rehabilitating affordable housing, CCDC provides culturally and linguistically appropriate support services, civic engagement and leadership development training for youth and adults, housing counseling, and policy advocacy. Chinatown Community Development Center builds and preserves neighborhood assets and sustainable communities for low income residents. It also provides ongoing support and technical assistance to tenant-based, grassroots organizations in San Francisco.