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Gordon Meets the Congresswoman
Gordon pays a visit today at the Congresswoman's office in Lowell with his mentor Esther Ciku as part of her mentoring sessions with the Institude of non-profit practice where Gordon is Alumni...
Gordon Meets with Mentor
ACCL, director Gordon Halm meets with his mentor Ruy Costa to discuss about Governance, long time goals for ACCL, and fundraising opportunities as part of their bi-weekly meeting sessions...
Tenesha Scarlett Visits Center
Tenesha Scarlett visited the ACCL yesterday. She hopes to help educate the community on finances. See her bio below: I am a Lowell native. Born at Lowell General Hospital, and oldest of 5 children. Moved to New Hampshire where I continued junior high and high school. After graduating from high school, I attended and graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a Bachelor’s in Sociology. After college I moved to Florida for a change of pace. Had several amazing opp
Republic of Congo Representatives Visit Center
Leaders of the Democratic Republic of Congo visited the ACCL yesterday. Gordon Halm is helping them to build their community and also organize their first independence day flag raising in June at the Lowell City Hall.
Ghana Independence Day Celebration
On March 6, the ACCL celebrated Ghana's Independence Day. Here are just a few pictures and readings from the event: SPEECH BY Guest Speaker: Rev. Joseph Grains Wilson Jr.Pastor Centralville United Methodist Church THE 16TH GHANA FLAG RAISING CELEMONY AND 61ST INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION, MARCH 10, 2018. THEME; “Co Pilot the Flight in This Second Time Ever, that, Ghana is Flying by Sight.” Mr. Mayor, Members of Lowell City Council, Representatives from various Organizations,
Visit to the Center
Esther Ciku, a RN at the Lowell Community Health Center, is enrolled in the Institute for non-profit practice. An alumni of the institute, Gordon Halm provides Ciku with mentorship and networking opportunities at the Center.
Gordon Participates in Read Across America
Today, Gordon join Community leaders at the Abraham Lincoln School in Lowell, where he read to a class of kindergarten children. Gordon read the popular "Anansi The Spider" story to the children. The lesson of the story is that everyone is important no matter how small, tall, big you are. Kids really enjoyed the story time. This is Gordon's visit and the hope is that school children will someday take a trip to the center as a field trip to hear about African stories and tradi
ACCL Documentary Release
Aloysius Productions, in collaboration with the African Community Center of Lowell (ACCL) presents: ACCL First Anniversary Video Screening The event will take place on March 28, 2018 from 7-9 PM at the Ayer Lofts Art Gallery (172 Middle St, Lowell, Massachusetts 01852). The event will be hosted by Gordon Halm, the Executive Director of the ACCL, and there will be a community question and answer session after the video showing. The film was created by Jonathan C. Stevens of
SoarMA to present at the ACCL
On March 3, SoarMA representatives, Nicole Lynch and Keenan Grooms will be holding a presentation at the ACCL. The event will be open to the public and will take place from 11 AM - 1 PM. SoarMA is a two-year pilot program, that offers seventh grade students seed-funded savings accounts. This initiative is designed to help low-income Massachusetts children and families save for postsecondary education and training. The program, funded through public-private partnerships, will
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