Tag: NGO

  • 100 Orgs Urge Inter-American Human Rights Commission to Investigate Abuses and Racism at the US Border

    Jan. 21, 2022, Washington, D.C. — A diverse coalition of one hundred (100) organizations from across the United States and Latin America have filed a petition in the Inter-American Commission for Human Rights (“the Commission”), detailing abuses by the U.S. government against Haitian and Central American refugees at the border and asking for Commission intervention.…

  • WHO: $1.4 Trillion Lost Every Year to Tobacco Use

    WHO’s new technical manual on tobacco tax policy and administration shows countries ways to cut down on over US$1.4 trillion in health expenditures and lost productivity due to tobacco use worldwide.

  • Boston’s First Annual Lunar New Year Rolling Parade Kicks off on Sunday!

    Boston, Feb. 16, 2021, — Chinese American Citizens Alliance Boston (C.A.C.A. Boston), the Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF) and Chung Wah Academy of New England (Chung Wah) will kick off the 1st Greater Boston Lunar New Year Rolling Parade on Sunday, February 21, 2021. Rain/snow day will be Sunday, February 28, 2021. The participates will…

  • Happy Fourth Birthday, UCA!

    Four years ago, about 400 Chinese Americans gathered in our nation’s capital, henceforth the birth of a civic movement and a new chapter in Chinese American history. The occasion was the first “Chinese American Convention,” the spiritual start of United Chinese Americans (UCA) movement!

  • UNICEF to Lead Procurement and Supply of COVID-19 Vaccines

    NEW YORK/COPENHAGEN, 4 September 2020 – UNICEF is leading efforts to procure and supply COVID-19 vaccines in what could possibly be the world’s largest and fastest ever procurement and supply of vaccines, as part of the global vaccine plan of the COVID-19 Vaccine Global Access Facility (COVAX Facility) led by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.

  • Golden Age Center Unveils Giving Tree

    Boston, March 22, 2019 — Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center’s president Peter Chan, and executive director Ruth Moy took great pride in announcing the dedication of the Giving Tree today by by hosting a luncheon. The Giving Tree is located in the main lobby of Hong Lok House, at 25 Essex Street in Chinatown.

  • Boston Nonprofit CAHF to Sponsor 2019 Rose Parade Float “Harmony Through Union”

    Boston, Oct. 28, 2018, — The Chinese American Heritage Foundation (CAHF), a community-driven organization in Boston Chinatown that promotes the recognition and appreciation of the historical contributions made by Chinese-Americans to the United States, is fielding a “Harmony Through Union” float for the 2019 Rose Parade in Pasadena. Wilson Lee and Esther Lee are also…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • BCNC’s Teacher Lai Chan Honored by Blue Hills Bank as 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…