As the director of multicultural affairs for the Epilepsy Foundation, I have met many people who are living active, full lives with epilepsy. Continue reading
Study examines data from 54% of Asian American population Continue reading
Kollaboration Boston 2013 wil take place Oct. 11, Berklee Performance Center Continue reading
It’s hard to believe now, but Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong was voted second-most bashful in high school.
“Now I speak all the time publicly,” Wong said. Today, the first Asian American mayor in Massachusetts speaks with confidence and poise: making eye contact, holding her chin up and smiling warmly. Continue reading
The fourth annual Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum, “Making the Invisible Visible,” took place on May 17 at Simmons College. More than 100 professionals attended the forum. Continue reading
In May 2000, during a celebration of Asian American Heritage Month, I was asked by the US Army Corps of Engineers to talk on “The Asian American Experience” (http://blog.sciencenet.cn/home.php?mod=space&uid=1565&do=blog&id=685780). In the talk, I briefly reviewed the history of legislation against Chinese Americans and Chinese immigration. I touched on various incidents, including the 1980 Vincent Chin case, the scandal of Chinese campaign financing in the ’90s, the Wen Ho Lee case and the covert college admission quota for Chinese Americans in the present day.
I was invited by the Sampan to update this talk and review new challenges facing our group Continue reading