Adult education program celebrates 20 years of success

(左到右)何思遠、凌日文、高理查(華美福利會『下一步』教育總監)、
Suzanne Speciale(麻州初等和中等教育部)和Tam Pham在『下一步 』的二十週年慶。圖片有黃靈美提供。

The AACA’s Next Steps Transitional English Program celebrated its 20th anniversary on Jan. 17. Current and former students shared their experiences in America, while teachers congratulated them on their success. Continue reading

How to combat winter blues

Seasonal affective disorder is a specific form of depression that only occurs during a certain time of the year. In rare cases, this can actually be the summertime, but for most people, it occurs in the winter months. Similar to regular depression, it tends to arise during the teenage years and early adulthood, especially for women. Continue reading

AACA College Day Promotes College Education in Immigrant Communities

College Rep. from Lesley University answering students' inquiries

The Second Annual College Day organized by the Asian American Civic Association Youth Council on Sept. 30 hosted 38 colleges from around Massachusetts and attracted over 150 students and parents.

A sequel to a similar event last year, the College Day aimed at providing an opportunity for immigrant families to learn more about college admission process and financial aid application. The event also geared toward adult learners this year. Continue reading

AACA presents “Boston’s Famous”

(L-R) State Rep. Donald Wong, Richard Soo Hoo, Toney Kwan, Eric and Julie Beyer

With all buzzes about the September issues, fall is definitely the season of fashion.

The Asian American Civic Association partnered with Neiman Marcus to host the “Boston’s Famous” Fashion Show on Oct. 10 at Neiman Marcus Boston. The event raised over $27,000 to help the agency continue its social services, workforce development and adult education programs. Continue reading