Kien Lang and Huiling Zhu, Longtime Boston Volunteers, Receive Community Hero Awards at ABCD Annual Celebration

On Nov 3, 2023, Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) will recognize 18 individuals for their significant dedication as volunteers to all of Boston’s diverse communities. . Marking a significant moment in the event’s history, Kien Lang and Huiling Zhu have been included in this prestigious roster. This inclusion stands as a noteworthy testament to the commitment of Asian Americans to help improve the lives of others who live in Boston.

Incorporated in 1962, Action for Boston Community Development, Inc. (ABCD) has evolved into a crucial resource for over 94,000 low-income residents who live in the Boston area. ABCD President and CEO Sharon Scott-Chandler has emphasized the importance of collaborative efforts and community involvement in recognizing the 2023 Community Heroes. She states, “I am proud and honored to recognize all of our 2023 Community Heroes. ABCD doesn’t do this alone. Collaboration and community are at the core of our work and beliefs.” This statement underscores the organization’s commitment to community engagement and its reliance on collective action to drive positive change, further solidifying the significant impact of the individuals honored as Community Heroes.