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June 2018
Remembering Caroline Chang

Caroline speaking at the ribbon cutting ceremony of 66 Hudson. Photo by Black Dog Pictures.

With heavy hearts, we are sad to share that one of our founding board members, Caroline Chang, passed away in late April. Caroline grew up on Hudson Street in Chinatown, and continued to be an advocate for the Chinatown community throughout her life.

Caroline pictured here with her brother, Reggie Wong on Hudson Street. Photo courtesy of Caroline Chang.
Caroline was a trailblazer in the community, helping to establish a number of local nonprofits in addition to ACDC, including the Asian American Civic Association, the Chinese Historical Society of New England and the Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts.

She dedicated her life to serving those in need and was a strong supporter of immigrant rights and women's issues. Caroline's spirit of loving one's community and helping others will keep inspiring all of us as we continue the work she and her fellow community leaders and activists started decades ago.
SAVE THE DATE: Films at the Gate - Aug. 24 - 26
Last year's turnout at Friday night's screening of Ken Eng's My Life in China. Photo by A-VOYCE youth, Lee-Daniel Tran.


This year's Films at the Gate event will be held from Friday, August 24th to Sunday, August 26th! Mark your calendars to make sure you don't miss out on this fun, summertime tradition!

This event is largely organized by high school youth, who work tirelessly for months leading up to the festival to put on a free community event for all to enjoy.


Last year's team of youth volunteers and leaders pictured with some of our staff and program alumni. Photo by A-VOYCE youth, Lee-Daniel Tran.
ACDC awarded full CITC allocation of $150,000
Governor Baker signing the Affordable Housing Bond Bill at the end of May. Photo courtesy of MACDC.

Thank you to the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) for their continued support and awarding ACDC with $150,000 of Community Investment Tax Credits (CITC) this year!

We want to congratulate our fellow CDCs and look forward to leveraging these funds to continue our respective work to build affordable homes, empower families and strengthen communities!

More good news -- Governor Baker recently signed the Affordable Housing Bond Bill, which includes an extension of the CITC program through 2025!

Through the CITC program, if you donate $1,000 or more to ACDC, you can receive 50% back when you file your State taxes. 

We have a limited amount in rebates to distribute to our donors, so don't miss out on your chance to invest in your community and take advantage of this program!

2018 SaturPLAY Series

Come check out our youth-led SaturPLAY series, which will be held on the following Saturdays, from 1:00P - 3:00P at Mary Soo Hoo Park:

- June 30
- July 28
- Sept. 29
- Oct. 27





SaturPLAY was developed by one of our A-VOYCE youth and Chinatown community member, Yanjing, who wanted to revitalize her neighborhood by providing more opportunities for children and families to play and spend quality time together in public spaces like Mary Soo Hoo Park. 

Thank you to our program partner, The Greenway Conservancy!

Our First-time Homebuyer Program Exceeded HUD Goals!
 
We're excited to share that our Multilingual First-time Homebuyer program met our U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development goals by nearly 120 percent! These goals included one-on-one counseling and group workshops focused on pre-purchase, post-purchase and affordable rental education. 
Congratulations to our program staff for doing such a great job at helping individuals and families create a pathway to meeting their financial and homebuying aspirations.

Youth Summer Program Opportunities
 
ACDC is currently accepting applicants for our Boston and Malden-based Summer Leadership Academy.
Our program serves high school-aged youth to mobilize them to create positive social change in their communities; prepare them with valuable skills like community organizing, event planning, and public speaking; and hold group discussions in a welcoming and safe space on topics such as exploring Asian American identity.
Last year's young leaders installed a public placekeeping project where residents and visitors shared their favorite memories of Chinatown, displayed in Phillips Square, as well as contributed to an interactive art project shown above.
Their work resulted in a presentation to the Boston Transportation Department for consideration in the future development of Phillips Square in Chinatown. Our unique program blends an engaging and empowering curriculum with real-life advocacy experience.
Thank you to our 2018 supporters!
Donors and sponsors listed have made contributions from January 1, 2018 through May 15, 2018.

Institutional
Individual
Acentech
Asian American Lawyers Association of MA
Automatic Coin Laundry Systems, Inc.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
BioMed Realty
Boston College - Chinese Student's Association
Boston Private Bank
The Brennan Group
Cambridge Trust Company
Capital One
Cathay Bank
CCBA of New England
CEDAC
Century Bank
Chin & Curtis LLP
Chinese Progressive Association
Clark Lau LLC
Cleary Elevator
Corcoran Jennison
Eastern Bank
Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston
First Republic Bank
Flynn Law Group
Hackett Feinberg
KJP Partners
Klein Hornig LLP
Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
Maloney Properties
MassHousing
Millennium Partners - Boston
Mintz Levin
New Boston Fund
Nolan, Sheehan, Patten LLP
Robinson + Cole LLP
Rockland Trust
Santander Bank
Security Service Specialists, Inc.
South Cove Community Health Center
Trinity Management
Tufts Medical Center
VHB
Wellesley Bank
Whole Foods
Deanna & Sherman Chan
Paul K. Chan
Francis E. Chin & Wai J. Chow-Chin
James & Donna Fong
Arturo Gossage
Michael S. Greco
Miaoyan Huang
Pamela Hung
Sarah G. Kim
Paul W. & Mary Lee
Rebecca A. Lee
Amanda & Mark Linehan
Lydia Lowe
Thomas Maxwell
Peter Munkenbeck
Ivy & David Nagahiro
Yvonne Ng
Karen & Nelson SooHoo
Lung Wong
David Woo
Cynthia Yee
Emily K. Yu
Mee Yuu

Thank you to our 2018 funders!
Funders listed have awarded grant funds to support ACDC's programs, services, and/or operations from January 1, 2018 through April 10, 2018.

Private
Government
ArtPlace America via BCNC
The Boston Foundation - Open Door Fund
Charles H. Farnsworth Charitable Trust
Comcast Foundation
East West Bank
Florian O. Bartlett Trust
Martin Richard Foundation
National CAPACD
People's United Community Foundation
TD Bank Charitable Foundation
United Way of Mass Bay & Merrimack Valley
Boston Cultural Council
City of Boston - Boston Home Center
Department of Housing and Community 
   Development
Tomorrow is the last day to enroll in the Red Oak summer program!
June 2018 News
100% of Seniors Get into College
All Youth Center high school seniors were accepted into four-year colleges with financial aid! In the fall, they will be attending Boston University, Bucknell University, Lesley University, Tufts University, UMass Amherst, UMass Boston, and UMass Lowell. Special congratulations to Sonny Mei for winning the NAAAP Boston Future Leader Award Scholarship. Special thanks to the mentors who supported the youth for two years through the college application process.
Enroll in Red Oak Summer Program Today!
Through visual arts, engineering, drumming, and kung fu classes, children will engage in creative expression, improve children's academic skills, and explore more on weekly field trips. Sessions run from July 2 – Aug 25, 8:30 am – 6 pm. To register, contact Kathy Choi (617-635-5129 x1033) by June 15th!
Director of Youth Education Receives Excellence Award
We're proud to announce that Director of Youth Education Sandra Lee won the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network's Young Professional Nonprofit Excellence Award! "I’m honored to be receiving this award recognizing young professionals and the power of young people in the workforce," says Sandra. "Elevating the voices of young people and uplifting young people in ways that empower them to take on greater roles is a community effort." Congratulations, Sandra!
Sandra Lee
BCNC Portraits: Karina Li
Adult Education alumna Karina Li graduated from Bunker Hill Community College last month with a degree in finance & accounting! Karina is pictured here with Karen Wang, fellow Adult Education alumna who is now a nurse practitioner, and her tutor, Jim Loughlin. Congrats, Karina!
Giles Li on NECN
Youth Organize Conference on Unity
On May 26, over 100 youth participated in the Asian American Youth Conference organized by BCNC youth leaders. Youth organized workshops on topics including student rights and activating public spaces, and dance, music, and martial arts performances. Special thanks to our in-kind donors and partners including Youth on Board, Asian Community Development Corporation, and Selina Li. For more information, click here: http://tiny.cc/xe47ty
Liberty Mutual Serves BCNC
On May 10 and 11, Liberty Mutual employees volunteered through the Serve with Liberty program. Volunteers conducted mock interviews and shared career advice to adult students, and cleaned-up BCNC spaces. Thank you to all the volunteers who served!
BCNC logo
Special Thanks
Special thanks to the following institutions for their support in May 2018:
English for New Bostonians, Equitable Bank, Fuller Foundation, GLBTQ Legal Advocates and Defenders, John Hancock Financial Services, Myers + Chang, United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley, and Wellesley Middle School.


14th Annual Chinatown Bike-a-thon
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Register for Bike-a-thon by 5/31 and be entered in a raffle to win a $25 Target gift card!
The Chinatown Bike-a-thon is a green and healthy fundraiser to support youth leadership and a brighter future in our community. The ride is an 8 or 16 miles on the Paul Dudley White Bike Path along the Charles River. It is a family-friendly event that promotes healthy living and culminates in a picnic on the Boston Common. We are excited to continue to grow our Bike-a-thon and to grow our youth program with your help!

The funds raised from the Chinatown Bike-a-thon directly support youth programming. The Chinese Youth Initiative (CYI) provides internship opportunities to high school aged youth from the Greater Boston area, combining an Asian American Studies curriculum with hands-on community service and organizing projects. For over more than 20 years, CYI youth have played crucial roles in the campaign for a Chinatown library, voter registration drives, support for immigrant workers’ rights, establishing the first Chinatown Youth Platform, advocating for public transit and much more.

Start now by registering! Ask your friends, co-workers, and family to sponsor you for the event. Each rider gets their own personal fundraising page. You can also form a team and fundraise as a group! High school student riders are required to raise at least $30 and adult riders are required to raise a minimum of $75


Want to ride but don't have a bike? 
We have bikes available to borrow that day on a first come, first serve basis. We have a limited number of bikes, so register soon and choose the bike rental option when you register.

Don't want to ride, but want to support the event and CYI? 
Volunteer to help the day of or plan the event by emailing justice@cpaboston.org. Just let us know what size shirt you wear, so we can make sure you get a cool Bike-a-thon shirt the day of the event.

Want to donate? 
Click HERE and click on the "Donate to a Fundraiser" button. Choose a rider or team to support or choose "General Donations" to make a general contribution to the event. It's that easy!

E-mail justice@cpaboston.org to be a Bike-a-thon sponsor or volunteer.
Chinese Progressive Association
617.357.4499 | justice@cpaboston.org | cpaboston.org

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Build a Better Life
The Campaign for BCNC (2015-2018)
Campaign Update
May 2018
BCNC launched the three-year Build a Better Life capital campaign in 2015, aiming to raise $3.5 million for several key initiatives: building the Pao Arts Center, enhancing our innovative services, and building sustainability through building a reserve fund and endowment.You can learn more about the campaign's goals here.
As we approach the final phase of the campaign, we are pleased to share that we have reached 88% of the campaign goal. Of course, none of this would be possible without the help of our many generous supporters. Click here for an updated list of our leadership donors.
We are even more excited to share what we have accomplished with the initial funds raised. Please see the below updates to find out more.
Thank you for helping families to build better lives!

Sincerely,
Eugene Mahr
Campaign Chair & Board President
1. Meet Evolving Community Needs
Since its opening last May, the Pao Arts Center has welcomed over 3,000 visitors. Program offerings include arts and culture classes; six exhibitions featuring Asian American artists of different disciplines and generations; and the Chinatown Presents series which included taiko drummers, Chinese Opera, and theater readings. 
2. Enhance Innovative Services
BCNC’s Workforce Initiatives are making great progress. The ESL for Customer Service job training program produces job-ready students for employers such as iShoppes, Bon Me, Uniqlo, the AC Cowen Hotel, and Marriot. Recently, customer service graduates Terry Li and Alice Mei opened the APM café in Chinatown, around the corner from the Pao Arts Center. We couldn't be prouder of them! 
3. Build Sustainability
To date, over 192 donors have made gifts or pledges to the campaign, ranging from $50 to $500,000. Over 30% of the donors have made their largest gift ever for this campaign. Over 50% are new donors of BCNC. In addition to reaching the financial goal of $3.5 million, a primary objective of the campaign is to recruit new donors for future support, and we believe we have done so very successfully. 
Double Your Gift Today!
Thanks to a generous donor, new gifts and pledges of $1,000 or more will be matched dollar for dollar, up to a total of $200,000. Please consider making a gift between now and June 30 to leverage this unique opportunity to help us reach our goal!  Contact Carmen Chan or call 617-603-2538 to learn more. 


May 2018 News
Families Discuss Mental Health Issues
60 youth, parents, and service providers gathered In Quincy on April 21 to discuss how to improve the well-being and health of Asian American youth and families at the "We Share, We Listen" forum. Attendees heard from Dr. Justin Chen from MGH and youth alumnus Favian, watched the filmLooking for Luke and shared in small groups. Special thanks to sponsor CHNA 20, Blue Hills Community Health Alliance and for partners EACH, Bay State Community Services, MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and DOVE. One parent shared, "After the forum, I have begun to rethink my expectations on my children and review my parenting style."
Dr. Justin Chin at We Share We Listen Forum
BCNC Portraits: Alice Mei and Terry Li
Alice and Terry emigrated to the US 11 months ago after having owned a coffee shop in China and came to BCNC with a dream of opening a coffee shop in Boston. After graduating from the English for Customer Service program funded by Mayor's Office of Workforce Development in October 2017, their dream became a reality and they opened up APM Coffee! Alice shares, "My favorite part of working at a coffee shops is that we meet a lot of different people." Visit Alice and Terry at APM Coffee at 99 Kneeland Street, Boston, conviently located next to the Pao Arts Center!
BCNC Portraits: APM Coffee
Director of Youth Education Receives Excellence Award
We are so proud to announce that Director of Youth Education Sandra Lee has been selected as a finalist for the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Nonprofit Excellence Award in the Young Professional category! Congratulations, Sandra!
Sandra Lee
Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month
Executive Director Giles Li spoke to Advisory Board member Joy Lim Nakrin on NECN about the importance of celebrating AAPI Heritage Month in May. "It's important for us to define our community in an expansive and inclusive way so that people from different Asian American and Pacific Islander backgrounds are part of that community," says Giles. "I think that's good for people's emotional and social well-being, but also politically, it's important for us to be able to speak with a louder voice." Watch the full video here.
Giles Li on NECN
Youth Leaders Explore Identity
This past year, the YouLead program for Asian American youth collaborated with Alternatives for Community and Environment and the Boston Student Advisory Council, and explored their identity through interviews and filming. Youth produced videos that document their challenges, fears, and motivations, and guide their leadership journeys. Youth leaders have also spent the past 5 months organizing the annual Asian American Youth Conference that will host 80 youth from all over Greater Boston on May 26.
Call for 50th Anniversary Logo Ideas
BCNC celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2019, and we are looking for ideas for our 50th Anniversary logo. Design a concept for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card and a $30 Double Chin Restaurant gift card! Submit an electronic version of your logo concept to events@bcnc.net by Friday, May 25thClick here to see the guidelines for logo submissions.
BCNC logo
Special Thanks
Special thanks to the following institutions for their support in April 2018:
Asian Garden Seafood Restaurants; Beacon Financial Planning, Inc.; The Blossom Fund; Boston Bruins Foundation; The Boston Foundation; Boston Trust & Investment Management Company; Chin Law Firm; Fidelity Foundation; First Republic Bank; Fish Family Foundation; Flynn, Wirkus, Young; Greenway Conservancy; Guyder Hurley; Liberty Mutual Foundation; Massachusetts Mentoring Partnership; The Merck Foundation; Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP; Rockland Trust; Sasa Beauty & Spa; South Cove Manor Nursing; Tufts Health Plan; Tufts University; United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley; Vantage Graphics; Verizon Foundation; and XS Brokers.
Gala Chairs
Governor Charlie Baker
Mayor Marty Walsh

Employer Partners of the Year
Citizens Bank
East Boston Savings Bank


Friday, June 22, 2018
6pm-10pm

Sprit of Boston
Seaport Blvd, Boston

Sumptuous Buffets
Ethnic Performances
Multiple Dance Floors
Karaoke Bar
Exciting Auction

Attire: Summer Cruise Party

For questions or to purchase tickets or sponsorship by telephone (Check/Credit Card), contact Tong Gao (617)-426-9492 x205. Or email tgao@aaca-boston.org.
Gala 2018 Honorary Committee
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
U.S. Senator Edward Markey
Congressman Stephen Lynch
State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg
State Senator Sal N. DiDomenico
State Representative Evandro C. Carvalho
State Representative Jeffrey Sanchez
State Representative Chynah Tyler
State Representative Donald Wong
City Councilor President Andrea Campbell
City Councilor Lydia Edwards
City Councilor Ed Flynn
City Councilor Matt O’Malley
City Councilor Ayanna Pressley
City Councilor Michelle Wu
Consul General Grand Rabbi, Austria
Consul General Rokuichirob Michii, Japan
Thai Honor Consulate General Joseph Milano
Paul K. Chan
John Drew
Pam Eddinger
Josh Kraft
Bob Lundy
Keith Motley
Robert Newman
Robert F. Rivers
Eric Schultz

Info Updated as of 04.13.18
Asian American Civic Association | 87 Tyler Street, 5th FloorBoston, MA 02111
Upcoming Events
Annual Meeting
May 24, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
 
Join us at our annual meeting for agency updates & program highlights, special performances, and staff & volunteer service awards. Light dinner will be served. Seating is limited, so RSVP here by Friday, May 18th.
Pao Arts Center Turns One!
May 12, 3:00-5:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
Join us as we celebrate one year of arts programming in Chinatown! The celebration will include interactive art activities, birthday cake, and the opening reception of our latest exhibit, Heartful Creations, featuring works from Josiah Quincy Elementary School students. Register here.
Chinatown Presents: Voci Angelica Trio
April 29, 3:00-4:30pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
As part of ArtWeek Boston, come experience the Voci Angelica Trio, an international ensemble with members hailing from three continents. Straddling the genres of world folk and classical music, the trio creates an ambitious blend of cultures, reinvigorating traditional songs for contemporary audiences. All ages welcome for this participatory concert. Register here.
In the Kitchen: Chinese-Style Mochi
May 5, 11:00am-12:30pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
BCNC parent Yu Yan Su returns to the pop-up kitchen at the Pao Arts Center to teach how to make Chinese-style mochi, a dessert made of sweet, soft rice dough skin with different fillings and often dusted with coconut flakes. Register here.






BCNC 2018 Annual Meeting




WHAT:             Join us for a year in review and to celebrate our staff and volunteers.








Agenda:






  • Special Performances


  • Agency Updates and Program Highlights

  • Staff and Volunteer Service Award







WHEN:                        Thursday, May 24, 2018 | 6pm - 8pm





WHERE:          Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street, Boston, MA, 02111United

WHO:              Open to the Public

CONTACT:       Jean.Quintal@bcnc.net | 617-603-2540


For more information and to reserve your free ticket(s):


https://bcnc.net/upcoming-events/2018/5/24/bcnc-annual-meeting-2018



A Light dinner will be served. Seating is Limited. Please RSVP by Friday, May 18th.
At our Lunar New Year Banquet celebrating the Year of the Dog on March 23, we surpassed our fundraising goal and raised more than $50,000 to support and sustain CPA's work!

Thank you to all of our supporters and sustainers!
14th Annual Chinatown Bike-a-thon
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Save the date and start a team!
The Chinatown Bike-a-thon is a green and healthy fundraiser to support youth leadership and a brighter future in our community. The ride is an 8 or 16 miles on the Paul Dudley White Bike Path along the Charles River. It is a family-friendly event that promotes healthy living and culminates in a picnic on the Boston Common. We are excited to continue to grow our Bike-a-thon and to grow our youth program with your help!

The funds raised from the Chinatown Bike-a-thon directly support youth programming. The Chinese Youth Initiative (CYI) provides internship opportunities to high school aged youth from the Greater Boston area, combining an Asian American Studies curriculum with hands-on community service and organizing projects. For over more than 20 years, CYI youth have played crucial roles in the campaign for a Chinatown library, voter registration drives, support for immigrant workers’ rights, establishing the first Chinatown Youth Platform, advocating for public transit and much more.

Applications for CYI's 2018 summer internship program are due this Friday!

Ride as an individual or as a team. Prizes will be awarded to riders and teams who raise the most! 

E-mail justice@cpaboston.org to be a Bike-a-thon sponsor or volunteer.

Upcoming Events
Lunar New Year Celebration
Feb. 25, 11:00am-3:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Pao Arts Center! Drop in for family-friendly activities including lantern making, lion dancing demonstrations at 12:00, 12:30 and 1:00, and dumpling making class at 11 am, and more. Register here.
Chinatown Presents: Boston Asian American Film Festival
March 1, April 5, & May 4, 6:30-8:30pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
Films take center stage at the Pao Arts Center with three films presented by the Boston Asian American Film Festival (BAAFF)! Join us for a curated selection of documentary films showcasing both contemporary and historic Asian American experiences and over three evenings this spring. Learn more and register here.
Anime Class for Kids
Saturdays in March, 10:30am-12:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
 
Join us to learn how to illustrate Japanese-style anime characters! Artist Shaina Lu leads this four-class series for children ages 8-12. $50 fee for four classes; all materials are provided. Register here.
Chinese Brush Painting Class: Plum Blossoms
Saturdays in March, 2:00-3:30pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
Dip into an immersion of Chinese Brush Painting in this four-class series. This class is suitable whether you are a budding novice or an experienced painter. With guidance from instructor Xiaoyong Liu, students will learn to explore the floral beauty of spring by painting plum blossoms. $100 for four classes; all materials provided. Register here.
Chinese New Year Banquet
March 2nd, 5:30-9:00pm
Hei La Moon Restaurant, 88 Beach St., Boston
Thanks to our generous supporters and sponsors, our annual Banquet is sold out! Even if you won't be attending, you can still join us in supporting immigrant families! We want to provide 15 families with an intensive Strengthening Families program. Will you help us reach our goal? A gift of $75 pays for 1 session for 1 family. To make a gift, just text "BCNC" to 243725. 
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February 2018 News
Adults Graduate With Job Skills
Congratulations to our graduates from the winter ESL for Customer Service course! The graduation ceremony featured LaKeisha Franklin of the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development; Oz Zekeriyef of International Shoppes; and BCNC alum Yanyi Guan, who now works at iShoppes. One graduate, Erika, shares "This class taught me so many things, not just about English, but about the American lifestyle and how to achieve my career goals." Special thanks to Chinese Progressive Association and Mayor's Office of Workforce Development.
Youth Receive Employment Opportunities
The Youth Center is proud to receive a grant from John Hancock to employ four MLK Scholars this summer. As a crucial part of the summer staff team, MLK Scholars will develop projects that benefit youth participants. Thank you to John Hancock for supporting employment and summer opportunities for youth!
Exploring Music and Visual Arts
Children in the Red Oak After School program have been busy with a new arts-focused curriculum. Our youngest students are learning Spanish through singing “La Bamba” and dipping their toes into ornithology through creating bird collages. The older elementary students are drumming along to the “Lion King," and building houses in their visual arts class.
Shaw Pong Liu
BCNC Portraits: Tammy Hui
In 2007, Tammy sought a volunteer opportunity where she could use her marketing skills to serve the Asian community. Her search led her to become one of BCNC's most loyal volunteers. In the past 10 years, Tammy helped start the Bamboo Circle, assisted in marketing, social media, and event planning and served on the marketing and fundraising committees.
 
"When you look at BCNC’s breadth of programs, the passion of its staff, and the commitment it has for the long term health of Chinatown, you’ll easily understand why BCNC has a steadily-growing base of supporters like myself," says Tammy. "I’m excited to watch BCNC’s continued growth from my new home in California, and I hope to see new supporters step in and be a part of it!"
Thank you, Tammy for your service and support to BCNC!
New Exhibit on Immigration Brings Crowds
Kulap: New Works by Filipino American artist Bren Bataclan, inspired by his own immigration to Daly City, California in 1981 brought a full house at its opening reception. Visit the Pao Arts Center to view Bren Bataclan's minimalist, hyper-stylized compositions that are immediately accessible to viewers of all ages and backgrounds. Click here for hours and upcoming events and classes.
Bren Bataclan
Special Thanks
Special thanks to the following institutions for their support in January 2018:
Beacon Commuities LLC, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Blue Hills Community Health Alliance (CHNA 20), Boston Financial Investment Management LP, Charles River Associates, Community Music Center of Boston, Courtyard Marriott - North End, Dao Hang Enterprise, The Fallon Company, Hengtian Services LLC, HUB International NE LLC, OTTO Pizza, Santander Bank, South Cove Community Health Center, & State Street Corporation.
2017 Annual Report

Dear ,

We are pleased to share with you our 2017 Annual Report (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017), which highlights our accomplishments as we continue our mission to serve the community. As the families in our communities strive to achieve their American Dream, we thank you for your unwavering support that has made this possible. We are excited to embark on another year of this journey with you. Thank you for your partnership and support.
Warm regards,
Giles Li, Executive Director
Eugene Mahr, Board President
January 2018
In the News
Rendering by Stantec



ACDC's proposal to develop Parcel 12 in Chinatown was featured in the Boston Globe recently! The proposal includes the development of 171 all-income restricted rental and homeownership units, a community space for a permanent public library in Chinatown, and was developed in partnership with Tufts Shared Services, Corcoran Jennison Companies and Millennium Boston.

"When the opportunity arose to buy Parcel 12 - as the lot is known - it made sense to build such housing there, said Angie Liou, executive director of the Asian CDC, which builds affordable housing in Chinatown. It and other community groups have long considered the lot a potential site for housing in a part of town that is being squeezed by nearby development."



Free Placemaking Workshop with Boston Society of Architects 
ACDC's placemaking efforts have really been much more about "placekeeping"- maintaining the identity and boundaries of Chinatown. Executive Director Angie Liou will share her insights and discuss ACDC's approach, particularly how youth and residents lead the efforts.

January 29, 2018 | 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
BSA Office at 290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210

Lobby Day with APIs CAN on Data Disaggregation Bill
We organized with API's CAN and fellow community organizations, residents and community members to advocate for disaggregating AAPI data (bill H. 3361). We talked to legislators about why this bill is important and accompanied our residents and other constituents as they talked to show numbers.


Asian Americans are an extremely diverse group whose population stems from more than 20 different countries of origin. As a result, Asian Americans have very different backgrounds in terms of economic status, language, culture, history, and immigrant experience. Without data available by Asian subgroup, the different experiences and needs of Asian Americans are lost in a single, aggregated category. This means that policymakers, healthcare workers, educators, entrepreneurs, and social service providers lack important information needed to better serve their communities. We urge state agencies that collect racial data to further detail these categories by ethnicity/subgroup.

There will be a hearing for the data disaggregation bill on TUESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1 PM at the GARDNER AUDITORIUM in the MA STATE HOUSE. 

ACDC Expanding Youth Programs to Malden!
We are excited to announce that ACDC will be expanding youth programs to Malden!

Meet Yuqi, our new Youth Programs Associate who will be running the Malden youth program and is currently working with two Malden high school students, Xiaolin and Qingyi, to launch the program this spring. 

Yuqi has worked at the national and local level on issues such as food insecurity, workers' rights, and tax reform with a racial and economic justice lens. Yuqi brings extensive experience in policy analysis, program evaluation, and training and facilitation. She hails from Chicago, and earned her Bachelor's degree in Economics, Chinese, and Public Health from Washington University in St. Louis.


Last week, James and Yining, two A-VOYCE alumni from Malden, led a tour of Malden including  Malden Center, Malden High School and new developments. On the tour, staff learned that Malden High is the state's most racially diverse high school. We look forward to expanding our services in Malden, where we have had first-time homebuyer and financial education and counseling programs since 2016.

In Malden Center
At Malden High School











At ACDC's Malden office, hosted by our partner, Eastern Bank
Save the Date - Heart of the Community Dim Sum Breakfast

Our annual Heart of the Community Dim Sum Breakfast will be held on Friday, April 27th at 7:30AM.

Mark your calendars and join ACDC, along with our partners, supporters to celebrate the community and the outstanding leaders who have shown an inspiring dedication to serving those in need.
ACDC Blog - New Posts!

We have some new blog posts up, including one introducing our newest contributor, Lee-Daniel, an A-VOYCE youth whose interests include photography and photojournalism!


Thank you to our 2017 supporters!


Thank you for investing in the community! Together, we completed achievements such as the construction on 51, all-affordable condos in Chinatown; served over 350 households with first-time homebuyer and financial counseling and education; and supported over 60 youth in developing and strengthening their leadership and community advocacy skills. We look forward to working with you in 2018 to deliver more quality programs and services and continue building affordable homes, empowering families and strengthening communities!



Donors listed have made contributions from January 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Institutional
Individual
Asian American Lawyers Association of MA
Bank of America - Merrill Lynch
Blue Hills Bank Foundation
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center c/o ArtPlace America
Boston College
Boston Community Capital
The Boston Foundation - Open Door Fund
The Boston Home Center
Boston Private Bank
The Brennan Group
BSA Foundation
Bunker Hill Community College
Capital One
Castle Square Tenants Organization
CBT Architects
Century Bank
Chicken and Rice Guys
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association of New England
Chin & Curtis LLC
Chinese Progressive Association
CliftonLarsonAllen
Clark Lau Associates
Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation
Corcoran Jennison Co.
Cottonwood Management
The Coulter Foundation
The Davis Companies
East Boston Savings Bank
Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation
East West Bank
Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation
Enterprise Community Partners
First Republic Bank
Gee How Oak Tin Association of New England
Hackett Feinberg P.C.
The Hamilton Company Foundation
Hines
Initiative for a Competitive Inner City
The Josiah Quincy Upper School
KJP Partners LLP
Klein Hornig LLP
Koya Leadership Partners c/o Alena Guerra
Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
The Law Office Of Joel A. Stein
Leader Bank
Maloney Properties
MassHousing
Massachusetts Housing Partnership
Massachusetts Investment Housing Investment Corporation (MHIC)
McPhail Associates
Millennium Partners
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Myers+Chang
National CAPACD
Needham Bank
NEI General Contracting
New Boston Fund / The Tower at One Greenway
Nutter, McClennen & Fish, LLP
People's United Community Foundation
Penrose Realty
Pinck & Co.
RBC Capital Markets
Robinson+Cole LLP
Rose Kennedy Greenway
Santander Bank
Security Service Specialists
South Cove Community Health Center
South Cove Manor
Tai Tung Pharmacy / Realty
Takeda Oncology

TD Bank Charitable Foundation
Tisch Counsel for Philanthropic Leadership
Traggorth Companies
Trinity Management
Tufts Medical Center
Tufts University
The United Way of Mass Bay & Merrimack Valley
U.S. Trust
Veolia
VHB
Walker & DiMarco, P.C.
Walmart
Webster Bank
Wellesley Bank
Wells Fargo Housing Foundation
Anonymous
Jim Calvin & Vikaneda Phothibout
Paul K. Chan
Steve Chan
Caroline & Gene Chang
Nick & Eva Chau
Steven Chen
Yongmei Chen
Amy Cheung & Pradeep Mangalath
Alyna Chien
Eleanor Chin
Francis E. Chin & Wai J. Chow-Chin
Frank & Kathleen Chin
Helen Chin-Schlichte
Terry Chin
Denny Ching
Bernard Chiu
Michael Cifelli
Mimi Daumy
Derek Doo
Nick Elton
Gay Eng
Doug Fambrough
Kenneth Fan
Stephanie & John Fan
Jim Fong
Nino Gilarde
Michael S. Greco
Eugene Ho & Natalie Truong
Helen Ho & Henry Wang
Nancy Hunt
Sylvia Hammer
Alyson Hussey
Justin Kang
Sarah G. Kim
Dr. Donald Korb
Terry Kwan
Edward Lee
Paul W. Lee & Mary Lee
Rebecca A. Lee
Tunney Lee
Amanda Linehan
Matthew Liang
Steve Lin
Doug Ling
Desmond Liu
Harry Luke
Susan Luo & Cyrus Moyazeni
Peter & Betsy Madsen
Thomas Maxwell
Suzanne Metro
Andy Ming
Michael Monroe
Ann C. Moy
Jeff Moy
Sam Moy
Peter Munkenbeck
Evelyn Murphy & Jacque Friedman
Ivy & David Nagahiro
Yvonne Ng
Abby Nguyen-Burke & Timothy Burke
Tina & Dave O'Toole
Karla Portocarrero & Andrew Fuller
Linda Y. See
Lorraine See
Karen & Nelson SooHoo
Helen Tang
Michael Tow
Randy & Susan Tow
Marian Tse & James Lee
Geoffrey & Annamarie Why
Jeffrey Wong
Kwai & Lung Wong
Mary Wong
Sonny Wong
Valerie Wong
Michelle Wu
Cynthia Yee
Stephen Yee
Emily K. Yu


Upcoming Events
Chinese New Year Banquet
March 2nd, 5:30-9:00pm
Hei La Moon Restaurant, 88 Beach St., Boston
The BCNC Chinese New Year Banquet is one of the largest community celebrations in Chinatown, with 600 guests in attendance. Your support at this annual sold-out event helps to provide essential family-centered services to over 3,000 people each year. Click here to sponsor and purchase your tickets today. Special thanks to our platinum sponsors Tufts Medical Center and Capital One.
Bamboo Circle Hot Pot Dinner
Feb. 3rd, 4:00-7:00pm 
BCNC, 38 Ash St., Boston
Join other young professionals for a traditional winter hot pot meal while supporting a good cause. Purchase your $25 pre-sale ticket here, which includes all food and drink. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Center.  
Palaver Strings Community Concert & Workshop
Feb. 4th, 4:00-6:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
Join Palaver Strings for a performance workshop showcasing the experiences of Irish, Cape Verdean, and Chinese communities. The performance will feature new compositions and spoken word personal narratives inspired by the incredible stories of immigrants and their descendants. Suggested donation is $10. Register here.
Bamboo Circle Basketball Tournament
Feb. 9th, 5:30-9:00pm
Josiah Quincy Elementary School Gymnasium
885 Washington St., Boston
It's back by popular demand! Round up two of your friends and sign up for BCNC's Second Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament. The winning team will receive $200 in prize money, a trophy and, most importantly, bragging rights. Proceeds will benefit BCNC's Youth Center. Register your team here by Tuesday, Feb. 6th.  
Chinatown Presents: No-No Boy - A Multimedia Concert
Feb. 10th, 6:00-8:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
No-No Boy is a multimedia concert and immersive experience featuring singer/songwriter Julian Saporiti. The concert shines a light on diverse but interconnected histories: WWII Japanese Incarceration, Southeast Asian refugees, and kids in middle-America making sense of hyphenated identities. Suggested donation is $10. Register here.
Lunar New Year Celebration
Feb. 25th, 11:00am-3:00pm
Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany St., Boston
Celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Pao Arts Center! Drop in for family-friendly activities including lantern making, lion dancing demonstrations, dumpling making classes, and more. Register here.

BCNC Pao Arts Center Presents
Cambridge Artist Bren Bataclan
Explores Immigrant Experience in America

Kulap: New Works by Bren Bataclan
January 18 to April 28, 2018
BCNC Pao Arts Center, 99 Albany Street, Boston, MA
Opening Reception: Jan 18, 6:30 - 7 pm

Boston, MA – The Pao Arts Center presents its winter exhibition, Kulap: New Works by Bren Bataclan, which explores the artist’s immigrant experience to the Daly City, San Francisco in 1981. Kulap is on view from January 18 – April 28, 2018.   The Pao Arts Center’s main gallery features 15 brand-new paintings created for this exhibition.  The immigrant experience in America has always been multifaceted, yet the process of coming to and becoming a part of the United States engenders challenges and triumphs that share many common features: the struggle to adapt, to acquire vital knowledge and skills, to balance the need to adopt the new culture with the claims of the old home; the experiences of racism and exclusion, and the tightly-knit comfort of a diaspora.

In the early 2000s, Bren began giving away paintings in public spaces with a note saying, "This painting is yours if you promise to smile at random people more often." Since then, he has given away 3,000 paintings in 70 different countries and to all 50 U.S. states. Schools began to ask Bren to give presentations about his kindness-related street art project. His presentations led to 150 mural projects for schools, hospitals and businesses. Heinemann Press published an elementary school textbook entitled, "The Smile Artist," about his artwork. And in 2017, he gave a TEDxTalk about his street art project. Bren received his BA in design at UCLA (summa cum laude) and his MA in computer animation at the Ohio State University.
Today the Asian American Civic Association is proud to celebrate 25 years of our NextStep program. The Next Step program has helped thousands of immigrants from around the world learn the language skills they need to succeed in college and career. 
AACA NextStep 25th Anniversary
Photo: The first classroom was in the current Metropolitan Apartment Buildingin Chinatown.  
We are have one of the top programs in the state, and this is a testament to our amazing staff and more importantly, the hard-working and diverse students who come here with a dream and a desire to better themselves and their families. Immigrants are an important cornerstone to our economy and society. They have helped us grow and prosper as a city, state and nation.
Thank you to the numerous people that have been part of this program for 25 years and we look forward to serving many more in the next 25 years. 
Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) Hosts
30th Annual Chinese New Year Banquet
Year of the Dog

WHAT:                 The BCNC Chinese New Year Banquet is one of the largest community celebrations in Chinatown, with 600 guests in attendance. This annual sold-out event serves as BCNC’s biggest fundraiser, raising funds to provide essential family-centered services to over 3,000 people each year.

WHEN:                 Friday March 2, 2018
                                5:30 pm Wine & Dim Sum Reception and Silent Auction
7:00 pm Traditional Banquet and Program

WHERE:               Hei La Moon Restaurant | 88 Beach Street | Boston, MA

ATTEND:             Individual Ticket – $200
Table of 10 and listing as table head in the program book - $2,000
To become a sponsor, advertiser in the program book, or table host, please visit our website (bcnc.net/upcoming-events)

RSVP:                    RSVP by 2/9/18: Contact Jean.Quintal@bcnc.net or 617.603.2540. 

About Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC):
Founded in 1969, BCNC is the largest nonprofit social service provider for Asian American and Asian immigrant families in the Greater Boston Area, supporting over 3,000 children, youth, and adults each year at three locations in Boston and Quincy. The mission of BCNC is to ensure that the children, youth, and families we serve have the resources and supports they need to achieve greater economic success and social well-being.

December 2017 News
Introducing Boston Marathon Team BCNC!
Thanks to the John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit program, BCNC is excited to announce our runners for the 2018 Boston Marathon, Ryan Ng and Allen Chan! Ryan started running as part of a New Year's resolution, and his parents were so inspired that they started running as well. Allen, a retired CEO, started running marathons four years ago at age 60 and will have completed 14 marathons by the time of the Boston Marathon. Click here to learn more and support their goal to raise $15,000 for BCNC!
Parents Build Bonds with Their Children
This fall, Family Services held a 10-week Parenting Journey program for immigrant parents with children who were born in the US and then sent back home to China to be raised by extended family members. Parents learned about rebuilding relationships with their children, self-care, communication, and attachment issues. One father shared, "BCNC helped my wife and I communicate much better. Now, we are on the same page and support each other in parenting our son."
Build a Better Life Campaign Update
Thanks to your support, we have reached 80% of the $3.5 million goal! One initiatve of the Campaign is to launch the new Pao Arts Center. Since May, over 1,000 visitors have come for performances, classes, and events. Join us this Saturday, December 16th at 2 pm for a concert by Shaw Pong Liu, the Pao Arts Center's first artist-in-residence. Learn more the concert and events at the Arts Center.
Shaw Pong Liu
BCNC Portraits: Linda Duong
BCNC staff member Linda Duong was recently named a peer advisor for the Obama Foundation. As part of this prestigious honor, Linda participated in a day-long community engagement training last month along with 160 other individuals. The training emphasized the use of storytelling and community building to make a difference in the community. Congratulations, Linda!
Youth Receive Career Guidance
Last month, the Bamboo Circle and the Youth Center hosted a Professional Development Day for immigrant youth. Six volunteers from different sectors assisted 9 youth by editing their resumes and discussing their professional journeys. Youth learned about careers in education, medicine, law, sports management, engineering, and finance. One youth said, "I learned a lot about different career pathways and the volunteers' experiences."
BCNC Receives Top 4 Star Rating
We are so excited to announce that BCNC has again received a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, an independent organization that evaluates charities based on financial health, accountability, and transparency! BCNC is the only charity focused on serving Asians in Massachusetts to receive this distinction. Check out our Charity Navigator profile to learn more!
Special Thanks
Special thanks to the following institutions for their support in November 2017:
Deborah M. Noonan Memorial Fund, Emerson College, and Russell Colgate Fund.


Greetings!  

2017 marks our 50th anniversary of service to the community, as well as the sudden passing of Chau-Ming Lee. Under his 35 years of leadership, AACA has become a leader in Workforce Development and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), sprouted new initiatives like Buds & Blossoms, built a permanent home in the heart of Chinatown, and expanded services to immigrants from more than 100 countries. In his honor, we have established the Chau-ming Lee Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Today, AACA continues to provide critical services to immigrants and all who come here to accelerate economic self-su­ciency through our training and education programs and our Employment Centers.
 



Your contribution of $5 per month or a one-time donation in any amount will help us support more women and men like Mary and Roger....or James, an Emergency Room surgeon from China, who is parking cars because he does not speak English; or Helen, an IT engineer from Russia who is washing dishes because she does not speak English.
Roger

When he first came to the AACA, Roger was unemployed and homeless. His life was unstable and he was facing tremendous obstacles. Our Youth Employment Center helped him secure shelter and found him a full time job at Walgreens. There, he learned Customer Service Skills which served him well when he applied for career training. With the help of AACA, Roger has been accepted into the Resilient Coders Bootcamp to learn the fundamentals of web development.
"I am on track to start an internship with a technology company!" Roger exclaims. "Thank you, AACA, for empowering me and helping me take my first step towards independence."
Mary

Mary entered Northeastern University. Today she is a Certified Public Accountant with offices  in two cities. Her daughter graduated from Stanford University three years ago and is now pursuing her Masters.
"I will always be grateful to my teachers and case managers at AACA," says Mary. "They gave me the confidence I needed to decide to invest in myself. I set my goals and worked very hard. Even if you don't reach 100%, you will always get close in the end."
        (Chinese 中文版)

On behalf of all the families we serve and the dedicated staff of the AACA, we thank you for your support. With your help we can ensure that immigrants and others who need us have access to our programs and services for the next 50 years.

Our best wishes.
Yongmei Chen, President AACA Board 
Mary Chin, Executive Director
Lisa Wong, Deputy Director

November 2017 News
100% of Graduates Have New Jobs
Last month, seven adult education students graduated from the ESL for Customer Service Class and all of the graduates have been hired by Bon Me Foods, UNIQLO USA, T.J.Maxx, and Blue State Coffee. Each graduate made a speech in English about their journey. “I feel comfortable and confident in conversations. In the US, we need English like a fish needs water,” said graduate Alice Mei, who will work at Bon Me. Congratulations to all our graduates!
Your Support Sent Families Apple Picking!
Thanks to our generous donors, 50 BCNC parents and children went apple picking in Concord, NH last month! The families enjoyed picking apples, going on hayrides, and looking at the autumn leaves. One mother said, "This is the most delicious and sweetest apple I ever had. I hope we can come back with my children next year!" Thank you for supporting families with children with special needs!
BCNC Portraits: Karen Wang
In October, Adult Education alumna Karen Wang passed her exam to become a Licensed Practical Nurse! After Karen arrived from China in 2013, she attended BCNC English classes, which led her to the JVS Bridges to College program and then studying nursing at Bunker Hill Community College. Karen shares advice to other students: “Don’t give up easily. Even though you know that it will be hard to achieve the goal sometimes, just give it a try.” Congratulations, Karen!
Introducing the Quincy Leadership Council
In October, BCNC held the first meeting of the Quincy Leadership Council, that will provide guidance and support as BCNC expands it services to serve the rapidly growing Asian community in Quincy and the South Shore. BCNC Quincy has grown to serve 200 people each year through case management, youth programs, and adult education.
Lto R: Russell Chin, Tim Cahill, Jane Lee, Giles Li, Al Young
Enhancments in Early Education
21 Family Child Care providers attended the Head Start Training on Brain Development last month, joining other early educators who are part of a new collaboration to enhance the quality of care for infants and toddlers. The collaboration will provide 10 low-income families with more resources for their families and children.
Volunteer for the Pao Arts Center
The Pao Arts Center is looking for volunteers to assist with event registration, greeting, photography, or translation. If interested, please fill out this form to be placed on the volunteer list. Contact: Cynthia Woo
Special Thanks
Special thanks to the following institutions for their support in October 2017:
Asian American Journalists Association, Bushrod H. Campbell and Adah F. Hall Charity Fund, Deborah M Noonan Memorial Fund, East Boston Savings Bank Charitable Foundation
November 14th: Annual Meeting
There's still time to RSVP to join ACDC as we reflect on our recent accomplishments in developing affordable housing, cultivating young leaders to make real changes in their communities, and empowering low-income families and individuals to meet their financial and homebuying goals.

The program will be followed by a light dinner.
When?
Tuesday, November 14 at 6:30pm
Where?
Metropolitan Community Room
38 Oak Street
Boston, MA 02111


There is limited street parking and 2 parking garages on the same block. 

The venue is just a 5 minute walk from the Tufts Medical Center stop on the Orange Line.
RSVP
If you have questions about the event, please email christine.nguyen@asiancdc.org or call 
617-482-2380 Ext. #216

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Dear friends and supporters,
I am pleased to announce the public launch of BCNC’s Build a Better Life Campaign. This Campaign will expand our capacity to meet the evolving needs of the community. Immigrant and low-income families face rapid displacement as they are priced out of Boston and pushed to outer cities where there are not enough services. In a time when the well-being of immigrant families is being threatened, I invite you to learn more and join in support of building a better life for Asian and immigrant families of Greater Boston.
Best,
Eugene Mahr Campaign Committee Chair & Board President
San San Wong, Eugene Mahr, and Giles Li in front of the Barr Foundation Theater at the Pao Arts Center.
Campaign Goals
 1. Meet Evolving Needs – Open the Pao Arts Centerand expand services to Quincy and Malden
2. Enhance Innovative Services – Increase services for families in crisis and enhance workforce initiatives

3. Build Sustainability – Ensure long-term, high quality services
Campaign Updates
  • Campaign goal is $3.5 million
  • 75% raised
  • $800,000 needed
  • 179 Campaign donors to date
  • Campaign ends Fall 2018
BCNC has reached 75% of the Campaign goal to date


“Frank and I believe that arts can enrich and transform our daily lives. We also believe that arts should be accessible to all regardless of their financial situation. That's why we support this arts center in Chinatown, to bring arts to the Asian Community and beyond!" - Eleanor Pao
Frank and Eleanor Pao in front of the Pao Arts Center, which opened in May 2017
Support the Campaign

If you are interested in supporting the Build a Better Life Campaign, please click here or contact Director of Development Carmen Chan (617-603-2538).
Campaign Committee
  • Eugene Mahr, Campaign Chair – Boston University
  • Nick Chau - Asian American Commission, Tai Tung Pharmacy & Tai Tung Realty
  • Selina Chow - BCNC Board Vice-President
  • Christopher Moy - Nonprofit Management Systems
  • Elaine Ng - Third Sector New England
  • Steven Ng - Related Beal
  • Sabrina Scudder - Tai Tung Pharmacy
  • Sandee Simshauser
  • Cecilia Sze
  • Betty Szeto - BCNC Board of Directors

Campaign Donors to Date ($10,000+)
  • Nancy Wang Adams and Scott A. Schoen
  • Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund
  • Asian Healthcare Foundation of MA
  • ArtPlace America
  • The Barr Foundation
  • Frank C. Chan
  • Paul K. Chan
  • Nick and Eva Chau
  • Charles and Ceci Chin
  • Joseph and Selina Chow
  • John and Lorrayne Chu
  • Clinton H. and Wilma T. Shattuck Charitable Trust
  • John and Stephanie Fan & Family
  • Nobuko Kuhn
  • James S. Lee and Marian A. Tse
  • Liberty Mutual Foundation
  • Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • MassDevelopment
  • Peter and Yoshie Ng
  • Steven and Trish Ng
  • Eleanor and Frank Pao
  • Rockland Trust-Peoples Federal Foundation
  • Sandee and Peter Simshauser
  • Cecilia Sze and Nien Dak Sze
  • Peter and Rebecca Woo
  • Anonymous