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Cambodian Cultural Dance Group
On Sunday April April 22, 2018 the Cambodian cultural dance group "Angor Dance Troup" presented at the Elliot church as part of Cambodian new year celebrations. The ACCL, will host a cultural night show casing the traditional dancing from Africa, Cambodia, Irish, India and many more
Zimbabwe Independence Day Flag Raising Ceremony
On Saturday April, 21 few members of the Zimbabwe community gathered at Lowell City Hall with City Mayor Bill Samaras for their second annual indepedence flag raising ceremony
Scaling Up the Values of Safe Spaces
On April 23, a group of Harvard professors and large number of students met at Lowell senior center to present the students findings of their project work for the City of Lowell. Pictures of Harvard masters students who did focus group and had meetings at the ACCL, presenting their work at Lowell senior center. Harvard Graduate School of Design students from left Malika, Sidra and Chanda were invited as guests yesterday along with other critics at the final review session at
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Visits the Center
The visit yesterday with the Nobel Peace prize winner at the center was extremely moving. Below pictured is Gordon Halm, Nobel Peace prize winner, and Rebecca Duda, Coordinator of Family Resource Center and Lowell Public Schools. Before visiting the African Community Center she was met by Karen Frederick Ex. Director. CTI, and staff, Dr. Salah Khelfaoui , Superintendent of Schools and collegues, as well as friends, families and supporters of ACCL. Stay tuned for more informat
Eager Guest Visits Center
Anita a Yemeni from Cambridge paid a visit to the ACCL in anticipation of talks by Tawakkol, the Nobel Peace Prize Winner! Check out our events page here for more information on that presentation.
Gordon meets with Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
Gordon Halm meets Nobel Peace Prize Recipient at a luncheon before her speech at UMASS Lowell Crossing, Mahoney Hall, for a day without violence forum.
Halm Receives the Excellence in Cultural Heritage Award
Gordon Halm has been honored with the Excellence in Cultural Heritage Award. The award, announced by the Lowell National Historical Park and the Lowell Heritage Parternship announced their Community Excellence Awards for historic preservation and cultural heritage this past week. Award winners will be celebrated at the park’s annual reception, which also marks the kickoff for Doors Open Lowell 2018, on Thursday, May 3, at Boott Cotton Mills Museum. Anyone interested in attend
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