BOSTON — Massachusetts experienced a momentous Primary Election with the inaugural roll-out of vote-by-mail (VBM) and the first extended early voting period for a Primary Election. As a result, the Bay State saw record voter turn-out and participation. However, Lawyers for Civil Rights (LCR) observed significant confusion and recorded serious concerns surrounding VBM.
July 19, 2020, Washington D.C.– United Chinese Americans (UCA), a leading coalition of Chinese Americans, joins our nation in mourning the loss of a civil rights legend, an untiring champion for justice, and a dear friend to the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities: Congressman John Lewis.
June 19, 2020, Boston, — Governor Charlie Baker today issued a proclamation declaring June 19, 2020 as “Juneteenth Independence Day” in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Celebrated each year on June 19th, Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and is an opportunity to reflect on the need to continue working toward racial […]
Boston, Jan. 28, 2020, — Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn has been in contact with the Boston Public Health Commission regarding prevention of the 2019 novel coronavirus. Below are some guidelines from the BPHC on how residents can prevent this virus. Councilor Flynn(left) and other elected officials at CCBA Chinese New Year Banquet.
BEA Graphic on Percent Change in Real GDP by County, 2018, Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased in 2,375 counties, decreased in 717, and was unchanged in 21 in 2018, according to estimates released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). The percentage change in real GDP ranged […]
Dear Friend, Today is a special time to come together, as families and communities, to deepen our connection to one another, and to give back to those in need. This morning Lorrie and I will continue our annual tradition of volunteering with local shelters before spending time with our families. It’s heartwarming to see so […]
Beijing, China, Nov. 1, 2019, — the Chinese Civilization and China’s Path academic forum hosted by the Academy of Chinese Culture and the Kuhn Foundation was held today. More than 20 well-known Chinese and foreign scholars, such as Professor Michael Szonyi, director of the Fairbank Center for East Asian Studies at Harvard University, Li Junru, […]
Boston, Oct. 8, 2019, — The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department is terminating its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as the Department intensifies its focus on the provision of care, custody and rehabilitative services to what will soon be an expanded population of women entering the Suffolk County House of Correction.
Washington, D.C., Sept. 24, 2019, – Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks announcing the House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Below are the Speaker’s remarks as delivered: