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FAMILY CONNECTION: Charles Chin, left, president of the Rhode Island chapter of the On Leong Chinese Merchants Association in Cranston, Peter Kwong, center, and Edward Moy look at an association flag. Moy’s grandfather was a past president of the association.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

What happened to Providence’s once-bustling Chinatown? It’s a forgotten story of...

By the time Charles Chin arrived in Providence at the age of 4 in the mid-1950s, a new Chinatown was developing in the city.Gone...
ONE OF THE photos displayed as part of the Providence's Chinatown exhibit. The On Leong Chinese Merchants Association, which held its national conference at the Providence Biltmore, is one testament to the active Chinese business community that resided in downtown Providence during the early to mid-20th century. / COURTESY ANGELA FENG

Providence’s Chinatown exhibit documents history of city’s Chinese population

PROVIDENCE – In the 1950s, Lilian Chin Godin grew up in a now-nonexistent, three-story mill building at 6 Warner’s Lane in downtown Providence, right...
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A summit on the topics of diversity and inclusion will be held at the start of the awards program. Attendees will learn from experts during a discussion of best practices. For details, including the list of winners, panelists and ticket information, click below.

Wednesday December 5, 2018

Crowne Plaza, Warwick
8am–11am