2nd Annual Mayor’s "State of the Chinatown Address"

The Chinatown Revitalization Council (CRC) is hosting the second annual Mayor’s “State of the Chinatown Address” tonight.

From Alex Chi, CRC Chair:

We are very pleased to inform you that the Chinatown Revitalization Council (CRC) is hosting the second annual Mayor’s “State of the Chinatown Address” and community dialogue with the aim to communicate the District government’s progress, challenges and action plans for stimulating cultural economic development and overall betterment in and around the DC Chinatown areas. This 2nd Annual Mayor’s “State of the Chinatown Address” will be held at Wah-Luk House (800 6th Street NW) on Monday, February 23, 2009 at 7:00-9:00PM. Refreshment will be provided during networking hours from 9:00 9:30PM.

The objectives of this meeting are as follows:

  • Provide an update on cultural-economic development and key community concerns raised in the last Address (Feb. 25, 2008)
  • Identify gaps and opportunities in City services and programs in the Chinatown area
  • Determine collaboration/partnership opportunities among the City with civic organizations, residents and businesses
  • Build consensus on the future directions of the Chinatown in the year of 2009 (Ox)

We take great pleasure in inviting you or a representative from your organization to participate in the Mayor’s annual address and join open dialogue with Mayor Fenty, DC Council Chairman Gray, At-Large Councilmember K. Brown, Ward 2 Councilmember Evans, Ward 6 Councilmember Wells and many top officials, civic and business leaders.

Screen capture of agenda (click to enlarge):

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