Chinatown Partnership

Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation (CPLDC), led by Wellington Chen, was formed in 2006 as new start-up from grounds up to bring residents, business owners and community groups together to rebuild Chinatown following 9/11, and to preserve the neighborhood’s unique culture while ensuring its vitality in the future through strategic positioning. With the highly popular Weekend Walks street festive series, Mid-Autumn Festival, One Day in NYC, annual Beautification/Earth Day, East West Parade with Little Italy, Double Valentine’s Day to promote the softer side of Chinatown and the Jewelry District and all the cafes, eateries in the area. Explore Chinatown marketing initiative, Lunar Stages outdoor film screenings, and Taste of Chinatown street events, Chinatown Partnership helps promote the area as a special destination to live, work, and visit.

Since 2012, Chinatown Partnership has been working with the Chinatown Business Improvement District to engage the community and lead efforts to improve the neighborhood’s physical environment through the Clean Streets initiative, streetscape improvements, enhanced lighting gateways, and wayfinding projects such as the NYC Dept. of Transportation’s WalkNYC. During Superstorm Sandy and other storms, the two organizations in conjunction with elected officials have used our office as a Superstorm Relief and Coordination Center during the blackout and afterwards to conduct private fundraising, translation services, etc.  We have also hosted joint emergency preparedness workshops with the American Red Cross with attendees from all boroughs to obtain Go Bags. These are just a small sampling of the type of initiatives and groundwork that has been prepared.

Board of Directors

Mr. Kenny Chan 陳鍵榕先生
Executive Vice President, Fukien American Association, Inc.

Mr. Spencer Chan 陳培森先生 (Co-Secretary)

Mr. David S. Chen 陳受權先生 (Co-Treasurer)

Mr. Yang Chen 陳家揚律師
Executive Director. Asian American Bar Association of New York

Mr. Jimmy Cheng 鄭時甘同任主席
Co-Chairman, United Fujianese American Association

Dr. Warren W. Chin 陳建樂醫生 (Chair)

Mr. K.Y. Chow 周國炎先生 (Co-Treasurer)
President, Grand Meridian Printing, Inc.

Mr. David Fu 傅先清先生
Partner, Fu Family, LLC

Mr. David Gmach 高馬奇先生
Director of Manhattan Public Affairs and Financial Planning, Con Edison of New York, Inc.

Ms. June Jee 朱婉玲女士 (Vice-Chair)
Community Affairs and Strategic Partnership Consultant

Mr. Michael Lamberti 林博特律師
Attorney, Law Office of Michael Lamberti

Ms. Elizabeth Lee 李美賢女士
Senior Vice President, Eastern Region (NY, NJ, MA, MD), Cathay Bank

Ms. Tina Lee 李德怡女士
Managing Director, World Journal

Mr. Robin Mui 梅建國先生
C.E.O, Sing Tao Daily

Ms. Meeseung Judy Ng 吳薛美嫦女士
Senior Vice President, Director of the Asian Segment, Flushing Bank

Mr. Sio Wai Sang岑灼槐先生 (Co-Secretary)
Owner, Golden Jade Jewelry

Mr. Timothy K. Wong 黃啟超律師
Attorney and CPA, Law Offices of Timothy K. Wong, PLLC

New Kam Man Supermarket

Mr. Patrick Yau 游應鴻先生

Mr. Justin Yu 于金山主席
President, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association


Wellington Z. Chen
Executive Director

Lamgen Leon
Office Manager

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