Free Film, Food & Discussion at South End’s Castle Square Community Center

On Friday, December 7th, from 7-9 PM at the Castle Square Community Center, the documentary “Vincent Who?” will be screened, focusing on the 1982 hate crime murder of Vincent Chin and the Asian American experience in political activism. The film won the 2009 Media Award from the National Association for Multicultural Education. Continue reading

Every Vote Counts: Over 700 Castle Square Residents Registered to Vote

Suzanne Lee speaks about the importance of voting. Photo by Joanne Wong.

Community members gathered at the Castle Square Community Center on October 4 for an evening of film, food, and voter registration drive. The event aimed to disseminate information about the historical importance of voter registration and the October 17th deadline to register for the upcoming presidential election.

“We need to build from our history and stand up,” says Suzanne Lee, a community leader in Chinatown. “Every vote counts. We need everyone who believes in social justice, equality, and we need everyone to be involved,” Lee adds. Continue reading