Lunar New Year Celebrates
Culture, Music, Food, and Health
The Asian Community and Cultural Center (ACCC) of Lincoln invites you to celebrate the 2019 Lunar New Year on Saturday, February 23rd from 1 - 4pm at the Lancaster County Event Center. Festival attendees will enjoy music and cultural performances, kids' games, food samples from Asian, African, and Middle Eastern cultures, and other activities. The event will also feature a health fair that offers health and wellness information and includes blood pressure and diabetes screenings.
The ACCC is not only celebrating the Lunar New Year, but the completion of an eventful and successful 2018. Highlights include:
- Providing culturally sensitive mental health training to peer counselors and mental health professionals who counsel refugees and immigrants that have experienced significant trauma. Outreach and training on mental health is made possible by the Community Health Endowment.
- Expansion of the ACCC domestic violence advocacy program, reaching out to support and provide assistance to Vietnamese, Chinese, Karen, Sudanese, and Middle Eastern victims of domestic violence.
- Furthering the reach and impact of the Certified Breastfeeding Educator (CBE) program, providing culturally sensitive breastfeeding education and support to minority, low income, teen, and immigrant mothers and families.
- Providing education classes and access to affordable naturalization services to legal permanent residents who are on their path toward U.S. Citizenship. These activities are made possible the federally funded program of USCIS in partnership with Center for Legal Immigration Assistance and El Centro de las Americas.