The mission of the Dallas Chinese Community Center is to promote Chinese culture and to foster diversity through educational, cultural and recreational programs and activities that enrich the lives of immigrants and broad American society.
DCCC Programs And Activities
The DCCC serves both the Asian and the non-Asian Communities in the DFW area through a variety of events and activities.
Thousands of Chinese books, magazines and newspapers are available for off-site or on-site reading for a small user fee and deposit. This is the only public library in the DFW area devoted to providing extensive Chinese reading materials.
Cultural and Recreational
The DCCC sponsors and supports various cultural events, including Chinese New Year celebration, Chinese Cultural Festival, demonstrations and exhibits of arts, paintings, and calligraphy, an annual karaoke competition, as well as dance and musical performances. The center also hosts table tennis tournaments, Chinese chess contests, and mah-jong tournaments.
The DCCC offers, for both adults and children, a wide range of classes in computer, English, Chinese, painting, martial arts, tai-chi, table tennis, and various type of dances. In addition, it co-sponsors annual youth leadership training and summer camps with local Chinese schools and community groups.
The center sponsors special seminars and presentations by experts in various topics, including Social Security, immigration, as well as eastern and western literatures and arts. The DCCC also hosts visits by distinguished guests such as former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao and world-renowned author Iris Chang.
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The DCCC is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization founded in 1985 and is not affiliated with any political or religious organizations. The volunteer board members and many community volunteers have donated their time and services to establish the success of the Center. Its operation and maintenance requires substantial funding from individual and business donors. Any financial support is appreciated and may be sent to the DCCC. Any questions or suggestions are welcomed.