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