Affordable housing forum gathers seven mayoral hopefuls

A housing mayoral forum took place August 6 at the Josiah Quincy School. Candidates at the event included Felix Arroyo, John Barros, Charlotte Golar Richie, Mike Ross, Bill Walczak, Marty Walsh and Charles Yancey. (Image by Ling-Mei Wong.)

The “Why We Can’t Wait for Housing” mayoral forum took place August 6 at the Josiah Quincy School. Seven of the 12 mayoral candidates attended. Continue reading

Three mayoral candidates campaign in Chinatown

(Left to right) State Rep. Aaron Michlewitz, Chinatown Resident Association’s co-chairman Henry Yee, former state rep. Charlotte Golar Richie, Leverett Wing and CRA co-chairwoman Marie Moy at the Josiah Quincy School on July 24. (Image courtesy of Hao Lu.)

The Boston Chinatown Resident Association and the Governor’s Asian American Commission continued the second and third Chinatown mayoral candidate forums at the Josiah Quincy School. Felix Arroyo, Boston city councilor at-large, discussed his plans for Boston on July 10. On July 24, former state rep. Charlotte Golar Richie and John Barros spoke to the community. Continue reading

Mayoral candidates discuss plans for greener Boston

Mayoral candidates (L to R) Mike Ross, Bill Walczak and Marty Walsh attend a green forum on July 9. (Image by LIng-Mei Wong.)

Nine of Boston’s 12 mayoral candidates discussed ways to make Boston greener at a forum on July 9 at Suffolk University. The event was organized by the Coalition of Energy, Environmental, Transportation and Innovation Groups. Continue reading

Community leaders celebrate diversity at Martin Luther King luncheon

來自波士頓社區領導學院(Boston Community Leadership Academy)的學生在會上獻唱歌曲。圖片由黃靈美提供。

Civil rights leader Martin Luther King was honored with poems, dances and live music at the 26th memorial luncheon Jan. 11 at the Massachusetts Statehouse. Continue reading