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Panel to Examine Emerging Social Problems in Chinese Community


New York City’s famed Chinatown in Lower Manhattan is now one of four Chinatowns that are home to the city’s rapidly growing Chinese community—it is joined by Sunset Park in Brooklyn, and Elmhurst and Flushing in Queens.

“New York’s Chinese immigrant community is outpacing anywhere else in the world,” said Qin Gao, PhD, professor in the Graduate School of Social Service, who said the metropolitan region is home to more than 730,000 Chinese immigrants and their families. “It’s the largest Chinese community outside of Asia.”

On April 1 at Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus, a panel of social work practitioners will explore social problems and other issues unique to the Chinese immigrant community and also discuss their experiences in the field.

Read the rest of the story in Inside Fordham.


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