By Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE)
AACE announces “Rally for the American Dream – Equal Education Rights for All” on October 14, 2018! Let’s unite to stop Harvard’s discriminatory admissions practices against Asian American children!
Supports of AACE protested outside US Supreme Count in 2015 (provided by AACE).
By Boston Chinese Soccer Association
The Boston Chinese soccer charity tournament will be held from October 6, 2018 to October 21 2018 in Acton, MA. Over the past decades, many Chinese immigrants have been blessed to be welcome into greater Boston area. We settle down and thrive. Some of us are even playing in Division 1 over the hill soccer league (OTHSL.org). We have been taking a lot from Bostonian. Now is the time for us to give back!
By Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC)
Dear Friends and Supporters,
Over the weekend, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced an upcoming proposed policy that would allow the government to deny green cards to immigrants who use public benefits, such as housing assistance, Medicaid and Medicare, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits – commonly called “food stamps” – and many more.
State Rep. Donald Wong (left) presents a citation to Giles Li, executive director of BCNC.
Washington, DC, Sept. 12, 2018, — For the first time in nearly 50 years, a doctor will lead Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Along with Planned Parenthood’s 12 million supporters, Dr. Wen will lead the fight to protect access to reproductive health care.
Boston, Sept. 13, 2018, — Today is a day residents of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover will never forget. More than 70 fires, explosions or gas odor investigations were reported in the area with a few hours starting from around 4:00 PM.
By Xinming Li, bostonese.com
Boston, August 31, 2018, — The Last Sacred Place of Poetry, a documentary about the Grolier Poetry bookshop by Director Weiying (Olivia) Huang and Editor Mengyuan Lin, who received master degree in Digital Media program at Northeastern University. This is the only Chinese international student’s film, has been officially selected to the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival (MIFF) 2018. The premiere drew rave reviews from the audience at the Regent Theatre in Arlington on August 25.
Director Huang (left) and Editor Lin(right) pose for a picture.
Boston, Sept. 1, 2018, — The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences has awarded the 2018 Dr H.P. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics to Xiaowei Zhuang, Professor of Physics, Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Harvard University in Cambridge (USA).
By Asian American Coalition for Education
On July 30, 2018, representing 156 Asian American organizations, Asian American Coalition for Education (AACE), in collaboration with Asian American Legal Foundation (AALF), filed an Amicus Brief with the United States District Court in Boston to oppose Harvard University’s discriminatory admissions practices and to support the plaintiff (Students for Fair Admissions, SFFA) in its lawsuit against Harvard University.
Wall Street Journal reported AACE’s complaint against Harvard University in 2015 (bostonese.com file photo).
Michael Cohen Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Eight Counts, Including Criminal Tax Evasion And Campaign Finance Violations
Plea Follows Filing of Eight Count Criminal Information Alleging Concealment of More Than $4 Million in Unreported Income, $280,000 in Unlawful Campaign Contributions.
August 15, 2018, (from jesuitseast.org) – Fr. Denis R. Como, SJ, died peacefully on Aug. 14, at 6:40 a.m. at Campion Center, Weston, Mass. Fr. Como was born on Jan. 3, 1936, and entered the Society of Jesus on Aug. 14, 1953, at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Mass. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 30, 1966, at Weston College, Weston, Mass. He pronounced his Final Vows on May 30, 1989, at the Jesuit Urban Center, Boston, Mass.
By Peter Chan, Boston Chinese Catholic Community(BCCC)
On Sunday, August 12, 2018, the 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time was joyfully celebrated at St. James the Greater Church in Boston Chinatown. In the Lower Church the 8:00 AM Mass in English was presided by Fr. Joseph Baggetta.
Staffers at BCCC’s August Moon Festival booth.
Shrewsbury, Mass., August 11, 2018 — Today, Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito officially launched their 2018 re-election campaign at the annual Baker-Polito Summer Picnic at SAC Park in Shrewsbury.
Boston, August 10, 2018, — To celebrate cultural diversity and community dynamism, the 8th Asian American Festival will take place in Boston Common on Sept. 9, 2018.
Governor Baker declares Sept. 9, 2018 as Asian American Day in MA.
By United Chinese Americans
Washington, DC, August 9, 2018, — United Chinese Americans (UCA), a leading federation of Chinese American organizations across the country, is greatly disturbed by multiple news reports that, at a private dinner with corporate executives in New Jersey on August 7, President Donald Trump spoke in alarming terms about Chinese students studying in America as mostly spies for China.
By Olivia Bornstein, bostonese.com
Boston, August 6, 2018, — Have you ever received a phone call from someone claiming to be an authority, saying that you owe money, and threatening to sue, arrest or deport you?
Picture from a recent FTC briefing on scams in Boston (photo by Olivia Bornstein).
Boston, — On August 2, 2018, the first Music Creates Future International Youth Competition completed successfully at the New England Conservatory of Music(NEC). The event was
co-organized by the Beijing International Education Exchange Center(BIEE) and the East Coast Cultural Exchange Center (ECCEC) and hosted by the New England Conservatory of Music.
Contestants from China (upper left), USA (upper right), Brazil(lower left) and France (lower right).