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Heritage Celebrations

Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Event

May 27, 2021

The evening began with welcome remarks by Kaushal Challa, CEO of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center.   In celebration of the Center's 50th anniversary and to honor its many contributions, specifically its work during the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayor Bill de Blasio presented  the Center with a proclamation. He also acknowledged the recent hate crimes against the Asian American Pacific Islander community and shared how the City is standing in solidarity by combatting the challenges they are faced with.

Program Participants

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • Kaushal Challa, Chief Executive Officer, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
  • Jiming Liang, Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center

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