Muslims in America Share their Experiences | May 18

Please join Dorchester People for Peace  for the second event of the Solidarity Project Series: Muslims in America Share their Experiences. 

In response to anti-Islamic rhetoric and proposed anti-immigrant policies, the refugee crisis in Europe, and increasing ISIS attacks, progressive Muslims will share their views on Islam, Militarism, Islamophobia, and Politics.

When: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm 

Where: Vietnamese American Community Center 42 Charles Street, Dorchester

Speakers include:

  • Hayat Imam – Member of DPP; Mass Peace Action. 
  • John Robbins – Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). 
  • And other Members of Boston’s Muslim Community.

For more information call: 617-282-3783  >> Read More

Take Back the Night 2016 | April 28

Come rally with YEP, MassCOSH, and Viet-AID from Savin Hill Station to Viet-Aid Community Center and protest against sexual violence and victim blaming! 

MAKE SOME NOISE and march from Savin Hill Station to Viet-AID starting at 6pm. Let people know that you will not be silent and fight for a world without sexual violence, domestic violence, and without fear of either.

SHARE YOUR STORIES at Viet-AID at 7pm at open mic. Food provided!

CREATE ART by making your very own anti-violence patch. Pin it to your clothes, bag, or wall and tell folks how to prevent sexual and domestic violence through this creative tool.

For more information

When: Thurs April 28, 6-8pm >> Read More

Speak Up: Breaking Barriers, Building Healthy Families | April 30 & May 3rd

Speak Up: Breaking Barriers, Building Healthy Families. An interactive, 2-day conference on domestic violence in the community. Register Here!

Day 1: Saturday, April 30th, from 9am-3:30 pm at DotHouse Health (1353 Dorchester Ave in Dorchester) and nearby venues.  >> Read More

VietAID Lunar New Year (Tết) Event l Feb 20

Welcome to 2016, the year of the Monkey!  VietAID invites you to join them in celebrating the Lunar New Year (Tet). Tet is considered the biggest and most important festival for the Vietnamese people. This is a holiday bearing historical and cultural significance and is celebrated by time-honored traditions. VietAID annually hosts a Lunar New Year celebration, which always draws crowds of 250-300 people. This year will include traditional ceremonies, entertainment, children's games and, of course, food and drink.


Lunar New Year is celebrated as a family affair, a time of reunion and thanksgiving. Please come join VietAID to celebrate the New Year with the community!  The celebration will be held on   >> Read More

Celebrate Lunar New Year, 2016 | Feb 6

Celebrate the Year of the Monkey and explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day. As you travel through the Museum and enjoy the art, be sure to look for the vibrant floral arrangements around the building and visit the MFA’s new display in Gallery 274, featuring art from the prosperous and vibrant Song dynasty (960–1279)—regarded as the pinnacle of Chinese art and aesthetics.

Presented in partnership with VietAID, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, the Korean Cultural Society of Boston and the Chinese Cultural Connection. Additional support provided by the National Museum of Korea.


Where:  MFA, Boston 465 Huntington Ave. Boston, MA 02115

When: February 6th, 2016 10AM-4:45PM

Admission: FREE >> Read More

ANS’ Annual Craft Beer Tasting | Nov 14

Love craft beer and want to support your local community? Don’t miss Ashmont Nursery School's Annual Craft Beer Tasting- featuring a wide selection of local brews for tasting, hors d'oeuvres, and live music! All proceeds benefit Ashmont Nursery School.

Where: VietAID, 42 Charles St, Dorchester, MA

When: Sat Nov 14, 7:00pm-10:00pm

Ticket Prices: $30 in advance / $35 at the door

More Information and to Purchase Tickets


1st Annual VietAID Bike-A-Thon | May 9

viet aid bike a thon logo

You're invited to VietAID's first annual bike-a-thon on Saturday May 9th. Our goal is to promote biking in Dorchester, and raise money for VietAID's Youth Program: VSPY. While both rides are free, we strongly encourage you to consider donating to VietAID on our website. At the event we will have a raffle including some outstanding prizes to raise money.


When: Saturday, May 9th

Where: Tenean Beach
Conley Street, Boston

For more info: click here or contact SarahEmily Lekberg at or call (617)822-3717 x27


VietAID Year of the Goat Celebration | Feb 28

vietAID new year flyer

Celebrate the Lunar New Year of the Goat with VietAID! Watch traditional and modern performances, enjoy food from around the world, connect with community members, and have fun celebrating culture!


When: Saturday, February 28th


Where: 42 Charles Street, Dorchester

For more info: call VietAID at (617)822-3717

Dorchester's Holiday Spectacular | Dec. 14

Please join us on Sunday, December 14th, 2014 for our Holiday Party! 
The party is due to be a fun time, and is free for all children ages 2 - 13 years old! There will be Holiday Craft Tables, Face Painting, Games, Holiday Treats, and last but not least, Santa and his Elves!


Locatino: VietAID Center, 42 Charles St, Dorchester, MA 02122

Date: Sunday, December 14, 2014

Time: 11:30AM-2PM



Free Vision Service | Nov. 15

Free Vision Service

November 15th, 2014 10AM-5PM

VietAID Center

42 Charles St, 2nd Floor,     Dorchester, MA 02122


* Free glasses for anyone who requires vision correction

* Glasses and contacts wearers, please bring glasses and/or case and solution with you on the day of service.

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