Thai Community Development Center

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Thai Community Development Center


Thai Community Development Center was founded by Chanchanit (Chancee) Martorell "in 1994 in an effort to improve the lives of Thai immigrants through services that promote cultural adjustment and economic self-sufficiency."[1]

The Thai Community Development Center is based in California.

Member of the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council

As of April 16, 2020, the Thai Community Development Center was listed as a "member" of the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council listed on their website:[2]

Recipient of Open Society Funding

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Thai Community Development Center received a grant of $15,000 over four months Thai Community Development Center for "Know Your Rights workshops for Thai immigrants in the Greater Los Angeles area" from the Open Society Foundation's Communities Against Hate initiative, which "supports organizations that are grappling with the spike in hate incidents in the United States over the last several months" as explained by a white paper dated June 22 2017.[3]

It continues:

"Our local grants, which range from $15,000 to $150,000, aim to support, protect, and empower those who are targets of hateful acts and rhetoric, and to bolster communities’ resilience and ability to prevent such incidents from occurring in the future. We are making grants on a rolling basis, and there are a few more in process. A complete list will be published on the Open Society Foundations website when all of the grants have been issued."

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