Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center names new executive director

Giles Li started as Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center’s executive director in November. (Image courtesy of BCNC.)

Giles Li is a homegrown Bostonian and proud of it. The son of immigrants, Li’s family frequented Chinatown and Li found his first job in the neighborhood. Today, he continues to work in the area by taking over for Elaine Ng as executive director of Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center this month. Continue reading

Hudson Street reclaimed

Asian Community Development Corporation has consistently engaged the community for the past 12 years on the development of Parcel 24. This September, fencing was erected around the sliver of land at Hudson and Kneeland streets and sitework has begun. In 2015, this corner will be home to 295 households, 95 of whom will be low-income families. Continue reading