Programs

The Asian American Civic Association (AACA), operating since 1967, provides limited English speaking and economically disadvantaged people with education, occupational training and social services enabling them to realize lasting economic self-sufficiency.

AACA has five major components:

The Workforce Development Center is recognized as one of Boston’s leaders in vocational training for adults.  The agency operates three training programs, office skills, facilities maintenance and automotive repair, workplace education, and job readiness workshops.

The Education Center offers basic English classes for speakers of other languages, intermediate English classes to help students prepare for college or enter skills training, evening ESOL, and distance learning.

The Multi-Service Center provides assistance with immigration, housing, health insurance, primary care, food stamps, social security, home heating oil, income tax preparation, translation and interpretation, college applications, financial aid forms, and referrals.

Sampan, a bi-weekly newspaper provides news about community concerns and development, health, arts and entertainment to the greater Boston Asian American community.

Buds & Blossoms Early Education & Care Center is committed to educating the whole child from infancy through preschool.  We strive to unite the best elements of Eastern and Western traditions and practices.  The growth of the individual and the inquiring mind as well as a sense of personal responsibility.