Mayor Menino Kick-Starts “You Have Rights” Campaign

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City of Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino made an appearance in Chinatown on April 23 at the Metropolitan Community Room, on Oak Street, to kick-start the Office of New Bostonians’ new “You Have Rights” education campaign, aimed at providing information to residents about their rights to decent housing and reporting substandard conditions. Continue reading

Chinatown to Have Reading Room in Early 2012

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As Chinatown continues its search for a permanent cultural center for the neighborhood, plans are in place to set up a reading room and pilot program in Oak Terrace for early 2012. The Asian Community Development Corporation (ACDC) has agreed to allow for the reading room to be located in the Oak Terrace Community Room, a 700 square foot space. Continue reading