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ACCL, director was at Laura Lee's school in Lowell MA this morning where he met with teachers and social workers. They talked about partnership and working together with students and families to help with their Educational Growth...
Second Annual Walk-a-Thon Reflections
The second annual walk-a-thon took place on September 8, 2018. Here are some pictures and reflections from the event!
Visit to the Center
Volunteers as well as writers of the upcoming book Cynthia Perrone, John Goding as well as UMasss Lowell illustrator at the center last week going through finish touches at ACCL,....
Reflections on the Celebration of Life for Kofi Annan
ACCL Statement: On April 15th, 2018, the ACCL welcomed Nobel Peace Prize 2011 laureate, Tawakko Karman from Yeman . During her visit, two students from the Innovation Academy Charter School in Tyngsborough chose to present their leadership assignment given to them by the ACCL on Kofi Annan and other world leaders. Few attempts were even made by the students who did the presentation to contact the Kofi Annan Foundation in Geneva to possibly skype and ask Mr. Annan a few questi
State Rep Visits Center
State Rep. Tom Golden visited the center this morning. The two talk about opportunities to work together on issues to help our community. He also signed the ACCL guestbook.
Inaugural Welcoming Week Begins Sept 14
New this year to Lowell, Welcoming Week focuses on bringing together immigrants, refugees, and native-born Lowell residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. Welcoming Week is also an opportunity to celebrate the ongoing contributions of immigrants and refuges in the City of Lowell. Lowell joins 700 other communities around the country, including Boston, MA, Nashua, NH, and Portland, ME to name a few, in celebrating Welcoming Week this year. The ACCL j
Second Annual Walk-a-Thon First Look
The second annual Walk-a-Thon fundraiser took place this past weekend on Saturday September 8th. The walk was led by UML History Professor Dr. Robert Forrant, who provided walkers with a brief history of the Lowell River Walk. More pictures coming soon!
Gordon attended the installation of Superintendent Robertson on August 23, 2018 with several Community members. ACC will continue to provide cultural and Community relations whenever it is needed.
Second Annual Walk-a-Thon this Saturday!
The second annual walk-a-thon will take place this Saturday September 8 from 10-11:45 AM at the Nelson Mandela Overlook at the Tsgonas Center in Lowell. The event is free to the public but donations are welcome. See other details below:
Final Tribute to Kofi Annan
Here is the powerpoint presentation from the memorial ceremony for Kofi Annan:
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