Asian-American Outreach Program
Established in 2018, this program serves older adults that speak Cantonese, Khmer, and Mandarin. The program is operated by Lynn Tang, the Asian American Outreach Coordinator, who provides a variety of in-person and virtual case management services.
In partnership with the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia, Lynn also provides educational programming to our Marconi Older Adult Program members, promoting a culture of inclusion and cultural awareness.
The Lotus Program is a free gathering with lunch served to go at noon. Suggested donation of $1.25
Some of the activities in this program include:
Computer and Cell Phone Classes
English Language Classes
Storytime: Sharing cultural stories among members of different backgrounds
Umbrella and Fan Dance
Tai Chi Classes
Chat and Chew: members enjoy refreshments and share stories with each other
Brain Teasers and Mind Games
Lotus Program Highlighted Nationally
CAGP and Marconi put on a joint presentation at the National Council on Aging 2021 Age+Action Conference, focused on the topic of Practical Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives. Check out the presentation on YouTube, linked to the left.