St. Mark Community Education Program Citizenship Class Spring 2012

St. Mark Community Education Program 20 Roseland St. Dorchester, MA 02124 617 288-8515 <> Citizenship Class Spring 2012 Saturdays, 9:30am to 11:30am Spring class: Saturday, January 7, 2012 to Saturday, May 5, 2012 Fee: $40 for book and cd – to be paid at first class This class prepares students for all parts of their Citizenship interview: literacy test, 100 questions about U.S. history and government, English speaking We are partnered with the Irish International Immigrant Center who provides applicants free technical and legal help in completing their applications for citizenships. To register, students must come to the first … Continue reading

AARW Annual Meeting and Holiday Bazaar

Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW) AARW Annual Meeting and Holiday Bazaar   Date: Saturday, December 10, 2011 Time: 10:00AM – 3:30PM Location: Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) // 38 Ash St., 5th Floor // Boston 02111 Information: AARW Holiday Bazaar features a wide range of local handmade and homemade jewelry, crafts, artwork, edible goods, and more. Join us for our annual meeting, Board elections, and community member mingling.   Visit <> or call (617) 426-5313 for more information. Send inquiries to <>.   Schedule: 10:00AM – 11:30AM Holiday Bazaar // 11:30AM – 1:30PM Annual Meeting and Lunch Break … Continue reading


NAAAP 25th Annual National Leadership Convention The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) proudly invites you to attend the “25th Annual National Leadership Convention and *FREE* Diversity Career Fair” at the Seaport Hotel in Boston, August 11th-13th, 2011. See our Sampan ad and website for more info: Hyde Park Summer Festival The currents of creativity that flow in Hyde Park will be celebrated Saturday, July 23, during ARTSCENE 2011, an evening of art, dance and music along Fairmount Avenue in Hyde Park’s commercial district. Scheduled to run between 4:00 and 9:00 p.m., this cross-cultural expression of craft and … Continue reading


CHINATOWN Chinatown Main Street Festival When: Saturday, June 26, 2011 Where: Chinatown (Rose Kennedy Greenway Park, Hudson, Tyler, Harrison and Beach Streets) Time: 8 am – 6pm Open to the public Join us for a family friendly cultural festival with martial arts, performances, Asian folk dancing, fashion show, vendors, and restaurants. Event is organized by Chinatown Main Street, for more information visit Community Conversation with Dr. Chau Trinh-Shevrin Dr. Chau Trinh-Shevrin, a consultant from NYU, will be in Chinatown on Tuesday, June 28th, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.  Please join us for lunch and conversation (12:00-2:00 PM) with some … Continue reading


CORRECTIONS In the article “WGBH Shows Documentary, Discusses Identity, in Celebration of Heritage Month,” Michael Liu was incorrectly addressed as a professor at UMass Boston.  Liu is a Research Associate at UMass Boston’s Institute for Asian American Studies. CHINATOWN AAACA launches new job training program in the summer The Asian American Civic Association (AACA) will begin its newest job training program in August called Careers in Banking and Finance. In thirteen weeks, AACA will train adults for jobs in the retail banking and financial services sectors. The entry-level program will include training in sales and customer service skills, basic accounting, … Continue reading

Announcements & Event Listings

CHINATOWN AACA to hold community forum with Julian T. Tynes, Esq.   Please join the Asian American Civic Association (AACA) and guest speaker Julian T. Tynes, Esq., Chairman of Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination on Wednesday, May 25 from 12pm to 1pm on 4th floor, 87 Tyler Street, Boston, for a discussion on “Know Your Rights; Know the Law.”  Please RSVP at 617.426.9492 x312 or   BCNC summer kindergarten preparation class Program begins 7/5-8/31 from 8:30am-6:30pm for ages 4 to 5; meet EEC low income guidelines families.  (Children who have not had a licensed preschool experience) Address: 885 Washington Street … Continue reading