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Know the new neighbors

With Asian influx, Quincy leaders work on 'cultural competency'

Nearly a fourth of Quincy residents are Asian. Ellen Wang, 7, in an after-school Chinese program.
Nearly a fourth of Quincy residents are Asian. Ellen Wang, 7, in an after-school Chinese program. (Globe Staff Photo / Mark Wilson) Globe Staff Photo / Mark Wilson
By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / April 20, 2006

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For years, people have been talking about the changing face of Quincy. The historically white, blue-collar city has a fast-growing Asian population that now makes up almost a quarter of the whole. Almost 30 percent of students in the city's schools are Asian. There are a growing number of Asian-owned businesses. (Full article: 1303 words)

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