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BCNC Receives Top Ratings by Charity Navigator and GuideStar

Boston, Jan. 10, 2018, — Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC)’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, as well as a Gold Seal on GuideStar’s nonprofit profile.

MA State Rep. Donald Wong (left) presents a citation to Giles Li, Executive Director of BCNC.
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Chinese-American Biomedical Association Launches Texas Chapter

Cambridge, Mass., January 2, 2017 – Chinese-American Biomedical Association (CABA), a 501(C)(3) non-profit professional organization based in Massachusetts since 2007, today announced the launch of its first chapter outside Massachusetts. The first chapter, named CABA-Texas (or CABA-TX), will be based in Houston, Texas.

(from left)Susan Qu, Shiwen Lin and Eric Shi at 2016 CABA annual meeting (file photo).
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BCNC’s Lai Chan Honored by Blue Hills Bank as 2017 Hometown Hero

Boston, Dec. 31, 2016, — Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) employee Lai Chan is recognized by Blue Hills Bank as one of the 2017 Hometown Heroes. Lai Chan (pictured below) will be featured in the Bank’s fifth annual Hometown Hero Calendar, which honors 12 groups or individuals who go above and beyond to make our community a better place to live and work. 

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AARP Releases Fraud Prevention Handbook in both English and Chinese

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 14, 2016 – Approximately 15 million people are victims of identity theft every year. AARP’s new free Fraud Prevention Handbook outlines how to protect yourself from common types of fraud. It uncovers the strategies that scammers use and provides resources to help you defend yourself against their tricks.

Audrey Moy is a fraud investigator for AARP (From AARP website).
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Comparing Jewish Americans and Asian Americans

By S. B. Woo, President, 80-20 Educational Foundation

Introduction: 80-20 Initiative, the Asian American political action committee, isdevoted to advance civil rights of Asian Americans  http://www.80-20initiative.net/andhttp://blog.sciencenet.cn/home.php?mod=space&uid=1565&do=blog&id=471528(see the second half of the article)
CA Assemblyman Ted Liew, speaking at our 2008 Endorsement Convention
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Treasurer Goldberg Visits BCNC, Part of Her Economic Empowerment Tour

By Menglei Han, bostonese.com

Boston-Wednesday, April 17 2015 – Treasurer Deborah B Goldberg recently visited Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood on her statewide economic empowerment tour. The aim of the tour is on raising awareness about the Commonwealth’s new office of Economic Empowerment (OEE). BCNC Executive Director Giles Li receives Ms. Goldberg and gives her a tour. BCNC Acorn Center for Early Education and Care Program Director Kathy Cheng, Bernadette Davidson, BCNC board President Selina Chow, BCNC director of Education and workforce initiatives Russell Fenton give Ms. Goldberg warm welcome.
Director Li takes Glodberg for a tour of BCNC(photo by Menglei Han).
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Chinese Cultural Connection to Celebrate 30th Anniversary

By Victor Chen, bostonese.com

Malden, Mass., March 24, 2015, — Malden-based Chinese Cultural Connection (CCC) was founded in 1985. Over the past 30 years, CCC has served the growing number Asian population in the Greater Boston Area. CCC’s 30th Anniversary Celebration & 10th Annual Fundraising Gala will be held on April 11 at Hei La Moon Restaurant in Boston Chinatown.
Police chief Kevin Molis(left) and Mei Hung, director of CCC, introduce police system in the US at a CCC lecture in 2012 (file photo).
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Dominic Ng — First Asian American Receives ADL Humanitarian Award

Los Angels, Dec. 10, 2014, — The Anti-Defamation League’s Pacific Southwest Region held its 2014 Annual Gala Celebration on Tuesday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m., at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Two distinguished community members were honored for excellence in their professional fields, leadership in the community and their philanthropic endeavors. Proceeds from the Gala will support ADL’s efforts to combat anti-Semitism and bigotry.
(from left)Congressman Ted Lieu, Dominic Ng and Amanda Susskind of ADL at the Gala (provided to bostonese.com).
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Chinese Women Entrepreneur Philanthropy Learning Journey Comes to Boston

Dec. 4, 2014, — As Chinese entrepreneurs are increasingly involved in philanthropy, there is an increasing demand among them to learn more about strategic philanthropy and social innovation from the United States.  In part to respond to that demand and in part to fulfill our own mission, PhilanSci Advisory, LLC, a Boston-Based firm to promote impactful philanthropy in China, together with China Foundation Center and Institute of Civil Society at Sun Yat-Sen University, are organizing a study tour program on philanthropy for Chinese Women Entrepreneurs to visit the States in December 2014. The group will be in Boston during December 8-13, and San Francisco during December 14-19.
Speakers for philanthropic learning (picture produced by bostonese.com).
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South Cove Manor Presents Two Free Breakfast Seminars

Boston, Nov. 18, 2014, –You are invited to the November South Cove Manor Breakfast Seminar on Nov. 20. The program is sponsored by South Cove Manor and Asian Health Initiative at Tufts Medical Center. The Breakfast Seminar series are Free and open to the public, seminar topics may focus on healthcare, eldercare, healthy aging or community resources and services.
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Ebola Situation Assessment by WHO

What we know about transmission of the Ebola virus among humans
World Health Organization Ebola situation assessment – Oct. 6, 2014

The Ebola virus is transmitted among humans through close and direct physical contact with infected bodily fluids, the most infectious being blood, faeces and vomit.
Sources: Situation reports received from the ministries of health of Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone, and the World Health Organization (from cdc.gov).
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Granite Employees Support Quincy Asian Community

Quincy, Mass., Sept. 29, 2014, – The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center(BCNC) is pleased to announce that Granite Telecommunications, LLC, a provider of communications solutions to businesses, contributed $3,583 to BCNC Quincy through Jeans Day, a Granite initiative where employees can wear casual dress in exchange for contributing to a designated non-profit organization. BCNC Quincy, the recipient of the September 5 Jeans Day, provides youth programs, family services, and adult education programs to residents from Quincy and the surrounding South Shore communities.
Russell Fenton(left), Director of Programs and Operations, BCNC Quincy, accepts the check from Eric Diaz, Regional Account Manager at Granite Telecommunications (photo provided to bostonese.com).
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China Pearl First to Offer English Training to Staff in Chinatown

Boston, MA, Sept. 25, 2013 –China Pearl became the first Chinese restaurant in Boston to invest in the language skills of its employees on June 5, introducing an English language program for its predominantly Chinese-speaking staff.
China Peal Workplace Ed Class – Workplace Education ESL teacher, Kenny Yim, teaching the staff English(photo provided by AACA).
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BSHC Hosts Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser to Increase Supportive Housing Programs for Boston’s Low Income Seniors

Boston – Boston Senior Home Care (BSHC) will host its Annual Celebration and Fundraiser on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.at the Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston. The event will feature a live and silent auction, hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar, and music by Jazz in the Air. The goal for the event is to raise $100,000 dollars to increase the number of Supportive Housing programs in the City of Boston. Several State and City officials, members of the BSHC Board of Directors, staff and numerous business partners who work on behalf of BSHC consumers are expected to be in attendance.
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