ABCD SummerWorks program helps agencies in Chinatown

Norman Zeng (left), 14, and Shihua Wu (right), 14, teach at the Kwong Kow Chinese School. Both students work through the ABCD SummerWorks program for youth jobs. (Image courtesy of Sylvana Chan.)
Norman Zeng(左)與Shihua Wu(右)。(圖片由陳嘉韺提供。)

For most teenagers, the summer means no school, no work and lots of goofing off. Yet Shihua Wu, 14, a sophomore at the Boston Latin Academy, spends part of his summer in the classroom: he is a full-time teaching assistant for six weeks at the Kwong Kow Chinese School in Boston’s Chinatown. Wu is one of more than 800 young adults from ages 14 to 21 in the Action for Boston Community Development SummerWorks program. Continue reading

New England Gee How Oak Tin Family Association rings in Chinese New Year


The Gee How Oak Tin Family Association of New England celebrated the Year of the Snake during its annual banquet Feb. 16 at the China Pearl and Hei La Moon restaurants with 107 tables. The family association represents Chinese individuals with the surname of Chan, Woo and Yuen, including “Uncle Bill” and “Uncle Frank” Chin. Continue reading