Mayor Menino Kick-Starts “You Have Rights” Campaign

City of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino made an appearance in Chinatown on April 23 at the Metropolitan Community Room, on Oak Street, to kick-start the Office of New Bostonians’ new “You Have Rights” education campaign, aimed at providing information to residents about their rights to decent housing and reporting substandard conditions. Continue reading

Madeline Wong Throws First Pitch at Boston Red Sox Game

A respected leader among Chinese Americans and women, Madeline C. Wong’s accomplishments include the founding of one of America’s largest and oldest Asian dining meccas, her work in the insurance field, and her many contributions to the community and charity work. And all of her accomplishments were celebrated on April 17, when Wong was given the opportunity to throw the first pitch at a Boston Red Sox baseball game, a feat very few people have the chance to perform in their lifetimes. Continue reading

Boston Vocational High School Students Receive Hands-On Electric Vehicle Experience

On Thursday, April 26, 2012, fifty 11th and 12th grade students enrolled inMadisonParkTechnicalVocationalHigh School’s Electric and Automotive program participated in an event focused on the subject of Electric Vehicles. The students learned more about the science behind these increasingly popular cars, as well as about the role that renewable energy will play in vehicle technology of the future and what that means for the City of Boston. Continue reading