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A special message from CMAA's Executive Director:

ក្នុងឱកាសបុណ្យចូលឆ្នាំថ្មីប្រពៃណីជាតិខ្មែរ ខាងមុខនេះ ខ្ញុំសូមប្រសិទ្ធពរជ័យ សិរីមង្គល វិបុលសុខ ជូនចំពោះ សហគមន៌ បុគ្គលិក និងដៃគូសហការទាំងអស់ប្រកបដោយការគោរព។ សូម​ឲ្យ​ឆ្នាំ​ថ្មី​នេះ​ ប្រកបដោយ​ភាព​ចម្រុង​ចម្រើន ភាព​សុខដុម និង​ឱកាស​ចម្រើន​លូតលាស់​រាប់​មិន​អស់។ ចូរបន្តធ្វើការជាមួយគ្នា បង្កើនភាពស្រស់ស្រាយនៅក្នុងជីវិត និងកសាងអនាគតដ៏ត្រចះត្រចង់ជាមួយគ្នា។ 

សុធា ជៀមរួម

As we embrace the Khmer New Year and welcome the Year of the Dragon, I extend my heartfelt blessings to our vibrant community, dedicated staff, and esteemed partners. May this new year be adorned with prosperity, harmony, and countless opportunities for growth. Let's continue to work hand in hand, enriching lives and building a brighter future together. 

Happy Khmer New Year to all!

Sothea Chiemruom
CMAA’s Executive Director 

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April 12, 2024 @ 10AM

Kick off Khmer New Year with us as we join the City of Lowell, Lowell Community Charter Public School, and Lowell Public Schools in raising the Cambodian flag in recognition of the Cambodian community in Greater Lowell!

This event will be held at the Lowell City Hall at 10am, and will be streamed live on LTC channel 6 and our Facebook for those who cannot make it in person.

April 20, 2024 @ 12:30PM

Be part of the Khmer New Year Parade that will be traveling through the Lowell neighborhoods from the Acres to the Lower Highlands! The route will start at the Lowell Senior Center and end at Clemente Park (Pailin Park).

Below is how you can take part in this event:

  1. If you have a Cambodian flag, present it in front of your house to be a part of Khmer New Year month. *CMAA is giving away small Cambodian flags, which can be picked up at our office.

  2. Our parade may interrupt your traffic, so we thank you for your understanding!

  3. Watch the parade live on our Facebook Page.

April 20, 2024 @ 9AM

Join CMAA and community partners on April 20 for our annual community event celebrating the Cambodian New Year at the Lowell Senior Center from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. The event will feature delicious Khmer food, beautiful traditional outfits, and live performances of Cambodian folk dance.

Free and open to the public. Everyone is urged to join, relish the cuisine, engage in the celebrations, and discover more about Cambodian culture!

April 20, 2024 @ 12PM

Clemente Park Committee hosts the 14th Annual Lowell Khmer New Year Celebration at Clemente Park (also known as Pailin Park) - the heart of the Cambodian Town district!

This free family-friendly event is open to all! As home of the Official Free Fish Sauce Giveaway, 204 bottles will be given away at 2:30PM - first come, first serve!

Live performances by local Cambodian musicians and dancers, including a Chayyum band. Activities for all ages include traditional Cambodian folk games, Tug-O-War competition, musical chairs, PLAYcation activities by the Lowell National Historical Park and Pollard Memorial Library Bookmobile, and a kids area with Earth Day activities, coloring, reading, games, and face painting. Public art by Asian Women for Health, The Center for Hope & Healing, UML AACEE, and more.


Connecting Generations, Creating Brighter Futures

The Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association (CMAA) is a nonprofit committed to uplifting families and individuals in need. Through intergenerational connections, we're crafting a brighter tomorrow, empowering individuals and fostering lasting positive change within communities.


Operating Hours

Monday through Friday: 9am - 5pm
​​Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Walk-in service is available, however appointments are highly encouraged to provide quality service for all clients.

Hours are subject to change due to inclement weather, special events, and administrative days. Check our calendar.

Office Address

465 School St.

Lowell, MA 01851

Contact Us

(978) 454-6200

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Improving the quality of life for Cambodian-Americans, as well as other minorities and economically disadvantaged persons in Lowell, MA through educational, cultural, economic and social programs.

សមាគមខ្មែរ លើកស្ទួយគុណភាពជីវិតរបស់ប្រជាជនខ្មែរអាមេរិកាំង រួមទាំងជនជាតិភាគតិចផ្សេងទៀត និងអ្នកដែលមានវិបត្តិសេដ្ឋកិច្ចនៅក្នុងទីក្រុងឡូវែលអោយកាន់តែប្រសើរឡើង តាមរយៈកម្មវិធីអប់រំ វប្បធម៌ សេដ្ឋកិច្ច និងសង្គម។


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Since 1984, CMAA and its partners have made a positive impact on the community and improved thousands of lives with our programs and services.


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