– Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic –

For information regarding how to help with the outbreak in China, one of the many good resources is the U.S. – China Business Council, via their How to Help Fight Coronavirus webpage.

For information regarding the progress of this virus in Baltimore and Maryland, please see the corresponding websites of Baltimore City and the Maryland Department of Health.

Please help prevent the spread of this and other similar diseases by following Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

– What’s New –

Baltimore’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) Celebration

Saturday, May 15th, 2021 (projected) Pursuant to public health guidelines during the COVID-19 outbreak, the in-person 2020 celebration in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library is cancelled as of March 27th, 2020.

The 2021 celebration will be held at Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Central Library, with a projected event date of Saturday, May 15th.
Check back for more details.

Baltimore Sister Cities Joins the Enoch Pratt Free Library Imagination Celebration

October 24th, 2020 Postponed from March 28th, 2020 due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Further details to come.

Port Discovery’s Year of the Rat Lunar New Year Celebration Event

January 25th & 26th, 2020 BXSCC members volunteered at Port Discovery Children’s Museum on Saturday, January 25th and Sunday the 26th to celebrate the Lunar New Year with personalized bookmarks, handicrafts, coloring pages, lessons on how to use chopsticks, and a photo booth.

13th Annual National Committee on U.S.-China Relations CHINA Town Hall: Local Connections, National Reflections

Monday, November 18, 2019 at 5:30PM
Baltimore City Hall
National Panelists (via webcast): 
President of NCUSCR
Senior Fellow and Director for China Policy at the Center for American Progress
International Management Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management
Executive Vice President and Director of Studies at the Center for a New American Security
National Moderator (via webcast):
ABC News Chief Anchor
Local Moderator (in person):
Executive Director and Founder of American Mandarin Society
China’s rapid development and Sino-American relations have a direct impact on the lives of nearly everyone in the United States. CHINA Town Hall is a national conversation about China that provides Americans across the United States and beyond the opportunity to discuss issues in the relationship with leading experts.
The 2019 CHINA Town Hall, hosted by the National Committee on U.S. China Relations (NCUSCR), included a nationwide webcast featuring four national panelists: Mr. Steve Orlins, Dr. Melanie Hart, Dr. Yasheng Huang, and Dr. Ely Ratner. The Baltimore program, which was hosted at Baltimore City Hall by the BXSCC and the Office of the Mayor, followed the national program with a local discussion moderated by Mr. Nat Ahrens in person. For more information regarding our national and local speakers, please follow the hyperlinks above.
Check-in & refreshments in Baltimore began at 5:30pm and the nationwide program began at 6:00pm. The local address was from 7:30 to 8:30pm EDT. For further details regarding the Baltimore program, please view the Eventbrite page.
The 2019 edition of this event was sponsored locally by BRIC, LLC, the Exelon Asian American Resource Group, and the University of Maryland Office of China Affairs.

BXSCC Announces 2020-2021 Leadership Team

November 14th, 2019

The BXSCC is pleased to welcome our leadership team for the 2020-2021 term! Continuing officers on our Executive Committee include Xin (Cindy) Wang as Chair, Danny Evans as Vice Chair, and Arella Liu as Treasurer. Hosea Chew has been newly elected Member-at-Large. For the latest information on our Sub-Committees and Functional Teams, please visit our Leadership page.