Our Mission

Chinatown Main Street (CMS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to making Boston's Chinatown district a thriving, culturally vibrant, and successful commercial center for businesses and institutions. We strive to improve the quality of life for residents in the district and nearby communities.
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Boston Main Streets Program uses the 4-point approach to create and sustain neighborhood business districts

We help to enhance the visual aspects of Chinatown to create a safe, appealing and inviting atmosphere for people to shop and spend time.
Our goal is to build a strong commercial district that creates a supportive environment for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and consumers
We hope to build consensus between the many vested stakeholders throughout Chinatown to ensure everyone is mobilized and working toward a shared vision for the future of the district.
We strive to create a positive image of Chinatown to install community pride and encourage commercial activity and investment in the area.