Daily Archive for September 16th, 2015

Minutes: September 2015 TCC Meeting

Meeting Notes

Parcel 12 Community Visioning – Debbie Chen, ACDC

-          Priority development site in Chinatown Masterplan

-          30,000 sq. ft

-          250 feet max height

-          Held 3 workshops in August

  • Discuss zoning, financing
  • Besides housing, what other uses would the community like?
  • Interactive building exercise

-          Build your parcel 12 vision – 9/15 3:30-5:30pm @ Chinatown Gate, 9/26 Oak Street Fair 11AM

-          Parcel 12 Community Visioning Meeting – 9/23 6:15PM @ Josiah Quincy School Cafeteria

ATASK CCEP Update on Adult Education – Cristina Ayala

-          Only domestic violence organization to serve the Asian American community in New England

-          Safe environment for clients, flexible schedule, free

-          Beginner levels

-          Twice a week, 3 hours a day

-          Many clients in the customer service industry, about half are employed

-          Average age in the 30s

-          Most from China, Vietnam, Cambodia

-          Using online tool from Education First

-          Funded privately

-          30 enrolled students through the calendar year