When the private market doesn’t provide basic needs for the most vulnerable members of our society, the government should step in to assist. One of these needs is affordable housing. The purpose of legislation and government officials is to facilitate how we can meet these needs as a society. However, this is currently under threat in Massachusetts.
The Boston Chinatown Evangelical Church’s expansion plans are moving along and it celebrated the 20-year milestone of its middle school summer camp Project Destiny.
The “Community Responses to a Changing Chinatown, 1940-2000” talk took place June 1 at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center conference room, organized by the Chinese Historical Society of New England and BCNC.
Over the past several months, numerous proposals have come before the Massachusetts legislature seeking to improve the state’s infrastructure. Much of this proposed legislation relates to improving public transportation and the availability of affordable housing within our state.
Hong Lok House may look old on the outside, but that’s just its façade. Past its four different exteriors, a new steel building with high ceilings, wood floors and large windows overlooks Essex Street.
A protest organized by community activists took place on March 13. The Chinese Progressive Association and the Chinatown Resident Association participated.