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International Women’s Day Celebration Event

United Indian Association of New England, Saheli Boston, Women Who Win and the Asian American Commission are teaming up to host a celebration for International Women’s Day. RSVP THRU FACEBOOK EVENTS HERE  Leading up to the event join us as we participate in the #ChooseToChallenge which is this year’s theme for International Women’s Day! Follow us on social media to […]

Virtual Town Hall w/ State Senator Gomez

Attention Western MA residents & community members, please join us next Tuesday, March 2nd at 6PM EST as we host a virtual town hall with State Senator Gomez. He represents the Hampden District of MA: Springfield, West Springfield, and Chicopee. REGISTER FOR ZOOM HERE  Facebook Event Page: https://fb.me/e/25c8ifcgZ Welcome in the new year with a […]

Black History Month 2021

Though February is Black History Month, the AAC would like to recognize that we must continue to educate ourselves of Black history year round! The History of Black History Month & Its Significance Known today as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the group sponsored a national Negro History […]

Happy Lunar New Year from AAC!

The Asian American Commission would like to wish you all a prosperous Lunar New Year! One that is blessed with good health and safety Please reach out to us for resources within the community if you need help! Lunar New Year Events in the community: Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center – BCNC | Friday, February 12th […]

Learn About the Pandemic EBT Program

The Pandemic EBT Program (p-EBT) is additional food support during COVID-19. Help spread the word to inform the individuals and families you serve of P-EBT funds. Be sure to #MApEBT!  These flyers are translated in Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Vietnamese and Khmer. Print & download to post on social media! Visit the website: https://www.map-ebt.org/outreach-materials About […]

Swearing-In Ceremony Hightlights

Thank you to those that made it to the Swearing-In Ceremony on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 2PM! We had an incredible turn out of past and present Commissioners, State Representatives, community members, and AAC staff. Congratulations newly appointed Commissioners: Ekta Saksena, Cinda Danh, Megha Prasad & re-appointed Commissioner Mary Lee, Esq. Special thanks to […]

AAC Swearing-In Ceremony: Event Details

Please join us as we welcome our newly appointed Commissioners, as well as, our re-appointed Commissioner: Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021 Time: 2:00PM-3:00PM  Schedule:  2:00PM – Welcome & Introductions  Sam Hyun, Chairperson  Jessica Wong, Interim Executive Director Philjay Solar, Vice Chairperson 2:30PM – Swearing-In Ceremony Oath of Office conducted by Treasurer, Deborah B. Goldberg New Appointed Commissioners: […]

Lawmakers unveil police reform compromise after months of secret negotiations

By Matt Stout | Globe Staff Updated November 30 @10:30PM To read the full article click here. “Massachusetts legislative leaders said Monday they reached an agreement on “landmark” policing legislation that would create a new system for holding officers accountable, including stripping them of legal protections in some cases of misconduct…Ultimately, they agreed to create a Massachusetts Peace […]

YLWS Scholarship Applications & Info

Scholarships This year, attendees will be able to apply to three of our scholarships! APPLICATIONS ARE DUE SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 29TH  RECIPIENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9TH 2020 BIPOC Solidarity Scholarship ($500 for 1 recipient) COVID-19 has exacerbated the inequalities and systemic issues faced by BIPOC communities. As such, this is a time where solidarity between our communities […]

Voting Translations

It is important to us as an organization that we are inclusive to all by making sure we get vital resources to the Asian American community. Chinese Simplified (中文) Vietnamese (Tiếng Việt) Khmer (ភាសាខ្មែរ) Tagalog  Korean (한국어) Nepali (नेपाली भाषा) Japanese (日本語) These PDFs are downloadable and include information like how to vote by mail, […]