State treasurer Steve Grossman held a town hall meeting April 23 at the Asian American Civic Association. The event was organized by Leverett Wing and the Asian American Commission.
Nine Asian American high school students from Malden received awards for their “Photovoice” projects on mental health during the Strides Against Stigma event on April 27 at Boston University’s Nickerson Field.
The project originated from the Chinese Culture Connection in Malden, and was supported by the Institute for Community Health and the Asian American Civic Association.
Ida Koo, co-director of AACA’s early education center Buds and Blossoms, was recognized by the Boston Alliance for Early Education and Boston Association for Education of Young Children.
The Asian American Civic Association celebrated Chinese New Year on Feb. 13 at the China Pearl.
2013 averted the “fiscal cliff” on Jan. 2, continuing many tax relief programs for workers and college students. However, the payroll tax holiday for Social Security and Medicare was not extended, bringing 2013 tax rates back up to 2010 levels of 6.2 percent from 4.2 percent.
When Danfeng “Annie” Chen came to America, she had no family and no English skills.
She enrolled in basic English classes, but felt stuck in terms of improvement. That changed when she signed up for the Next Steps Transitional English Program in 2009 at the Asian American Civic Association.