Three mayoral candidates stump in Chinatown

CRA co-chairwoman Marie Moy (second from left), Marty Walsh, CRA co-chairman Henry Yee, Anna Tse, Christina Chan and a Chinese Youth Initiative intern during the fifth Chinatown mayoral forum on August 7. (Image courtesy of Sherrie Choong.)

The governor’s Asian American Commission and the Chinatown Resident Association welcomed three more mayoral candidates on July 31 and August 7 at the Josiah Quincy School. Seven of the 12 mayoral candidates have met with residents through the Chinatown forums so far, with an eighth candidate scheduled. Continue reading

Academy of the Pacific Rim combines best of east and west

(Left to right) Michael Holliday, Ariell Christian, Richard Njorose and Marcus Vilmé attend the Academy of the Pacific Rim. Chinese is mandatory for all students. (Image by Ling-Mei Wong.)

The Academy of the Pacific Rim takes Chinese very seriously.
Chinese class is required from 7th grade until senior year at the public charter school, which serves 5th to 12th graders. Students tidy the school together and start class with a distinctly Asian call to order. Continue reading

Chinese journey to America marked by trials and triumph

Boston native Alice Kane, nee Yee, spoke at the Central Library on “They Came for the Gold and Stayed: An Introduction to Chinese-American Genealogy” on Feb. 27. Continue reading

Quincy seniors celebrate Lunar New Year


Chinese seniors, caretakers and elementary school students rang in the Lunar New Year at Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation in Quincy on Feb. 21. Continue reading