Roger Lau speaks up for all Americans as Sen. Warren’s chief of staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has emerged as a national leader, speaking out for women and against corporate greed. Often at the senator’s side is Roger Lau, her state director responsible for community outreach and managing her staff in Boston and Springfield. Continue reading

Op-ed: Asians add diversity to the Statehouse

In May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islanders’ contributions to our community. Asian Americans are the single most diverse demographic in Massachusetts. They are also the fastest growing demographic with a population of 349,768, according to the United States 2010 Census. This is a 46.9 percent increase from 2000 to 2010 and represents 5.3 percent of the population. Continue reading

AAPI Business Resource Fair encourages small business owners

The AAPI Business Resource Fair gave Asian entrepreneurs resources from the business ecosystem at the Tip O’Neill Federal Building, Small Business Administration (SBA) Massachusetts District Office on May 24. Continue reading

BCNC Quincy hosts Savor the Flavor for family festival of food

Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) hosted its second annual Savor the Flavor event on May 21 at the Quincy Center for Innovation. The fundraiser, sponsored by Tufts Medical Center and South Cove Community Health Center, was a celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Proceeds from the event support BCNC Quincy’s family-centered programs for youth, adults and families. Continue reading

Chinatown Park on Greenway home to PlayCubes

Bright green and orange PlayCubes livened up the Greenway, being officially unveiled on May 19 by the Chinatown Gate. Continue reading

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