For every resident in Howard County and every family in Howard County public schools to be equally represented in the community and to have equitable access to services and resources.


To advance, empower and unite the Chinese and other immigrants in Howard County by advocating for the underrepresented, leading in civic activities, promoting greater community engagement, and supporting integration into the larger community.

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Online Educational Talks -

Chinese American Parent Association of Howard County (CAPA-HC) is holding weekly zoom online talks for school age children since April 9.


Topic: Becoming College and Career Ready

Time: November 20, 2020 8:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Presenter: Rachel Lin

In this session, Rachel Lin will discuss her biggest tips for high school students when preparing and applying to colleges and she will delve into how to be successful in college and beyond.


Rachel is a recent graduate from the University of California, Berkeley, where she double majored in Cognitive Science and Legal Studies. Rachel currently works full-time at a national intellectual property law firm in their Washington DC office. Having grown up in HCPSS, Rachel is a Howard County native, where she served as the Student Member of the Howard County Board of Education (SMOB) from 2015-2016. In her free time, Rachel builds her college advice and lifestyle personal brand on YouTube, where she has gained over 5,000 subscribers. Additionally, Rachel founded a college application advice and consulting firm called Study Hall College Consulting ( Rachel and her team of UC Berkeley Consultants review college application essays and consult one-on-one with students and parents who may have questions about the college application process.

At this difficult time of COVID-19 pandemic, we hope the regularly scheduled talks can help parents and students with the home-school and distance learning plans. We want to thank Howard County Community Organizations Active in Disaster (COAD) for sponsoring this activity. 


Please ask your students to join the zoom meeting on Friday, November 20 at 8pm. 


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Meeting ID: 824 5613 1067

Passcode: 973438.

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