Chinatown Coalition discusses local business

U.S. Representative Michael Capuano, D-Mass., and John Barros, Boston’s first chief of economic development spoke at the meeting. (Photo courtesy of Vekonda Luangaphay)

The Chinatown Coalition (TCC) met to discuss business development in Boston and congressional updates during its monthly meeting on Oct. 9 at the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center. John Barros, Boston’s first chief of economic development, spoke on the potential job market, which he was optimistic about. He discussed potential investors from other countries, such as China, to talk about bringing businesses to Massachusetts. U.S. Representative Michael Capuano, D-Mass., gave an update on the lack of major changes before primary elections on Nov. 4, one reason being the deep political divide along party lines. Community members shared their concerns about hurdles … Continue reading

Chinatown meeting roundup: Chinatown Coalition, Public Works

Matthew Mayrl, chief of staff for the Department of Public Works, presents on Oct. 16 at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)
公共工程部參謀長Matthew Mayrl在昆士小學演講。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The Chinatown Coalition met on Oct. 10 to discuss community updates. The city of Boston’s Public Works Department gave a presentation on Oct. 16 on drafting a new contract for trash collection. Continue reading

Chinatown meeting roundup: Chinatown Resident Association, Chinatown Coalition, Healthy Chinatown Coalition

Chinese Youth Initiative teenagers pose with Chinatown Resident Association co-chair Marie Moy (third from left), Boston mayoral candidate Mike Ross and CRA co-chair Henry Yee. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)

The Chinatown Coalition met Sept. 12 at 38 Ash Street, while the Chinatown Resident Association and the governor’s Asian American Commission held a mayoral forum on Sept. 11 at the Josiah Quincy School. The Healthy Chinatown Coalition met Sept. 18 at 38 Ash Street. Continue reading

Event Calendar July 26 to August 8

MIT Blood Drive, Joslin Diabetes Center, World Hepatitis Day, geological tour, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association, Sounds of the Garden, Disco Night, Wong Kar-wai, tai chi, TCC Backpack Distribution, Jazz at the Fort, Chinatown Resident Association, The Chinatown Coalition, Boston Chinese Evangelical Church, English class Continue reading