BY ELLEN DUONG On July 15, Gov. Deval Patrick signed a bill requiring Chinese and Vietnamese bilingual ballots to be made available at polling stations in Boston, thus marking a monumental event in the fight for equality in Asian American voting rights. A celebration sponsored by the Chinese Progressive Association, the Boston Chinatown Resident Association and the Coalition for Asian American Voting Rights (CAAVR) was held August 13 at the Josiah Quincy School cafeteria to recognize the hard work and efforts of those involved in the push for bilingual ballots in Boston. Many people braved the rain to celebrate the … Continue reading
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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh made more than $7 million of funding available to local organizations on July 1 at an announcement at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center. Continue reading
The Chinatown Safety Committee (CSC) met on May 7 at the Doubletree Hotel, while the Chinatown Resident Association (CRA) also gathered that evening at the Josiah Quincy School. The Chinatown Coalition (TCC) held its meeting on May 8 at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center. Continue reading
The 118th Boston Marathon took place April 21, attracting 36,000 entrants or 9,000 participants than 2013. Continue reading
Old and new Bostonians gathered on Jan. 15 for a talk on the city’s transformation over the last 200 years titled “Ethnic Enclaves, Edge Gateways and the Global Boston,” presented by James Madden. Continue reading