Cook Restaurant Offers Seder Menu in Honor of Passover

Cook Restaurant Offers Seder Menu in Honor of Passover

Passover Delight Cook Restaurant Offers Seder Menu in Honor of Passover WHAT:            In celebration of Passover, Cook Newton will offer a selection of special dishes on Friday, April 3rd through Friday, April 10th, 2015. Executive Chef Paul Turano will serve three unique takes on traditional Seder fare including Matzo Ball Soup ($8), Lamb Under […]

Play Like a Girl

Play Like A Girl Campaign

PLAY LIKE A GIRL!® LAUNCHES NEW CAMPAIGN SHOWCASING THE POWER OF PLAY THROUGH SPORTS TO INSPIRE HEALTHY GIRLS U.S. Olympians Michelle Carter and Nikki Kubes Stories Highlighted in #IPlayLikeAGirl Play Like A Girl, in collaboration with the American Advertising Federation’s local Ad 2 Dallas affiliate, will launch a new campaign showcasing the power of active […]

5K for Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

5K for Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence

ATASK Community 5k:  Runners, Families, and Nonprofits Are Welcome! Date:  Saturday, April 4, 2015 Location:  Chestnut Hill Reservoir Race Start Time:  9 a.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.) The Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence (ATASK) is proud to host its first Community 5k. Run or walk through the beautiful Chestnut Hill Reservoir with friends […]

International Women’s Day and Nely Galán #5by20

International Women's Day and Nely Galán

WHAT:           The Coca-Cola Company is celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8). Join us and Adelante founder Nely Galán for a live-streamed discussion on the importance of advancing economic opportunities for women, including Latinas, across the country. The discussion will be on the heels of Galán’s keynote address to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce International Women’s Day Forum at […]

Asian Females Face Unique Mental Health Challenges

Panel Explores Mental Health, Asian American Culture

“Asian American girls have the highest depression rate [among ethnic groups],” said Hyeouk “Chris” Hahm, an associate professor of social research at Boston University. A panel,  Invisible Minority No More: Exploring stress, coping, and mental health amongst Asian and Asian-American students, sought to expose the roots of the problem. The event is over but the conclusions […]

Is Cultural Appropriation OK? Blackface?

Is Cultural Appropriation OK? Blackface?, the1janitor

Is it OK for white people to have dreadlocks? He gets asked this question weekly. But the question that people ask isn’t really about a hair style; it about racism and political correctness. The 1 Janitor puts this into perspective including blackface which he says you do have to take history into account: Why don’t people like […]

Why Harvard Didn’t Take Death Threats Seriously

Why Harvard didn't take death threats seriously

On Oct 3rd and in the days following, hundreds of Harvard Asian and Asian-American students and affiliates, primarily women, were emailed a racist death threat. The author referred to the recipients as “slit eyes” and threatened to come to Harvard to “shoot all of you” and “kill you individually.” A Harvard police spokesperson responded that […]

Elmo Demonstrates The Right Way To Point Out Someone’s Skin Color

Watch Elmo Demonstrate The Right Way To Point Out Someone's Skin Color

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o has a lesson for kids of every shade. Watch Elmo Demonstrate The Right Way To Point Out Someone’s Skin Color

GLAD Promotes the Creation of Middle School GSAs

GLAD Promotes the Creation of Middle School GSAs with New Video and Online Resources Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders today launched a campaign to encourage the creation of more gay-straight alliances (GSAs) in middle schools across Massachusetts and in New England. “Young people are coming out at a younger and younger age,” said Vickie […]

Asian Festival at City Hall

Asian Festival at City Hall Newton MA

Asian Festival at Newton City Hall Saturday, October 11, 2014 Noon to 5 pm City Hall (inside and on back lawn), 1000 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton This festival celebrates Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Taiwanese cultures and more.  Taste varieties of Asian foods.  Enjoy performances from different Asian Cultures, activities and more.  For more information visit here.