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.
Tufts Medical Center’s interim president and CEO Michael Wagner is no stranger to the hospital.
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.
Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong spoke at a “Community Conversations” forum hosted by Gov. Deval Patrick’s Asian American Commission on Sept. 19 at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center.
If you need help at the Doubletree Hotel on 821 Washington Street, Tony Franzone is your man.
As a young immigrant who came to Malden from China two years ago, it has been a long journey to transform myself from knowing nothing about my community to becoming involved in it.