Daily Archive for April 9th, 2020

Updates from April 2020 Meeting: Census and Relief Fund for Asian Americans

Meeting Highlights


The Chinatown Coalition
April 9 @ 9:30 AM

Glad to see over 30 people join our first online TCC meeting. We especially thank Mayor Walsh and Councilor Flynn for joining us, along with many other dedicated public officials.

Census 2020
Chinese Language Resources

To take the Census remotely, including getting Chinese language help with questions about filling out the form and confidentiality, please see these two flyers and distribute them as needed.

Taking the Census Remotely

Taking the Census Remotely (Chinese version)

For videos in various languages on taking the Census, see here.


Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund

If you or your family member have tried applying for other benefits but are ineligible, you might qualify for a gift card from the Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund.

To apply, please call our hotline during Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm.

  • Cantonese: 617-681-5416
  • Mandarin: 617-902-0342
  • Khmer: 617-952-4556
  • Vietnamese: 617-701-6028

All lines also speak English.

If you would like to learn more or donate to Asian Community Emergency Relief Fund, go here.


Other Community Resources

During the meeting, various other groups offered to help. See contact list below:

Boston Dept of Neighborhood ServicesLisa Hy
Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Advancement
Office of Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn
Tufts UniversityLiza Perry, Community Relations

Sorry if you offered resources during the meeting but you’re not included here. We didn’t save all the chat history so had to reconstruct this list from memory. If you would like to have your info included on TCC’s website, let us know.