CPA News

March 28, 2020

COVID-19 Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund

The Chinese Progressive Association along with other anchors of APIsCAN! ( Asian Pacific Islanders Civic Action Network), Asian Community Development Corporation, Vietnamese American Initiative for Development, Asian American Resource Workshop, and  Asian Outreach Unite of Greater Boston Legal Services is launching the Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund for our communities. The fund will provide immediate and direct financial support to people in our communities who have lost work and are having trouble meeting their basic needs, and may not be eligible for other public benefits.  

March 18, 2020

CPA Statement on Service Change due to COVID-19

To prioritize the health and safety of our community members, staff, and the general public, in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have made the difficult decision to limit CPA office service to phone, effective 3/13/20.

March 2, 2020

2020 CYI Summer Internship

The 2020 CYI summer internship application is now open! This program provides a paid opportunity for high-school students to develop their leadership skills and build their community. Applications are due April 8th, 2020.

July 13, 2019

Chinatown Calls for Protective Zoning for Historic Row Houses: Community Fears Loss of Housing and History of Working Immigrant Families

To keep Chinatown a home for working class immigrants we call for the preservation and protection of Chinatown’s historic row houses. While the community seeks to keep more row houses from physically disappearing due to institutional expansion and development, the nature and purpose of row houses is threatened by other forms of gentrification such as quick building turnover, short-term rentals and condo conversion.

July 8, 2019

Meet Our New Staff and Steering Committee

CPA is continuing to expand our capacity and grow our work! In the past year, we have had new part-time and full-time staff members join us, and we have elected a new Steering Committee for the 2019-2021 term!

July 8, 2019

Public Transit for the Public Good!

Changes in public transit fares and how we pay will significantly impact working people. Let's keep the T system affordable for the low-income as well as seniors and students.

May 8, 2019

More Coverage on CPA"s Row House Activism

We had a couple of TV interviews this week about Chinatown and rowhouse preservation. Check it out! Martin and Issay were on BNN discussing Chinatown Stabilization. Karen on CityLine Ch. 5 with Giles from BCNC and Angie ACDC discussing Chinatown


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