United Way of Massachusetts Bay & Merrimack Valley unites to create positive, lasting change for people in need. We call it harnessing the power of people working together. And that means everyone – individuals, nonprofits, companies, and government agencies.
The Southeast Asian Resource Action Center is a national civil rights organization that empowers Cambodian, Laotian, and Vietnamese American communities to create a socially just and equitable society. As representatives of the largest refugee community ever resettled in the United States, SEARAC stands together with other refugee communities, communities of color, and social justice movements in pursuit of social equity.
Saturday, May 19 – The Monorom Family Support Program hosted a traditional Cambodian blessing event for the families we serve. The event was held to break the stigma that our community has about individuals with disabilities. It was wonderful to see so many community members together supporting the children. To learn more about the program, […]
Saturday, April 21 – What another great year for the Khmer community. The Khmer New Year Celebration at Lowell Senior Center featured free food, performances, friends and was then topped off by a parade. This event was made possible by many organizations whom we can’t thank enough. Partners include: CMAA, City of Lowell, Clemente Park […]
Saturday, May 5 – there was a reception to celebrate the opening of the Lowell’s Asian American Heritage Exhibition. This beautiful exhibit brings together the diverse Asian American community in Lowell. Cultural items featured are from Cambodian, Burma, India, Vietnam and China. The items will be on display until June 7, 2018. Please take a […]
Please enjoy these wonderful photos from the Rising Stars 2017 program. We had a total of 86 youth enrolled, 17 jobs, and 5 volunteers. This program was generously supported by: Attorney General Maura Healey’s Office Career Center of Greater Lowell Jospeh McAvinnue Elementary School Lowell Police and Shannon Community Safety Initiative Lowell Public Schools Operation […]