The Association of Chinese Teachers (TACT) & The Association of Asian American Administrators (AAAA) present a free private screening of Chinatown Rising for SFUSD educators and their families. Prop-G-eligible and free childcare available!
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Buck Gee (Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation), Frank Wu (president of C-100) and Historian David Lei, with sponsorship by the Chinese Six Companies and the Chinese American Heritage Foundation, will gather to talk about Chinese Americans and Civil Rights as it pertains to Chinese American history.
The event will happen on Saturday August 31, 2019, from 1:00 to 5:30 pm at Victory Hall (owned by the Six Companies) - 827 Stockton Street.
Topics will include the Bamboo Ceiling in the Silicon Valley, the future of civil rights, a 1 hour showing of a film on the Chinese Exclusion Act (with Chinese subtitles), and the historical Supreme Court Cases brought up by the Chinese Six Companies. Free admission.
CHSA is sponsoring a screening of the Mayor Ed Lee film on Saturday, May 18th at 1 p.m. at the Delancey Street Screening Room.
This is a great opportunity to learn more about a seemingly ordinary man who rose to be an inspiring leader and mayor of a major US city.
The event includes a Reception, Screening, and Post-Screening Fireside chat with the film's director, Rick Quan.
The first 10 educators who respond to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday 9pm (5/15) will receive a complimentary ticket to this event, courtesy of Chinese Historical Society of America (CHSA). For more information please visit this website.
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The 150th celebration of the building of the Transcontinental Railroad will broadcast from Promontory Summit, Utah on Friday, May 10 at 12-1pm MountaIn Time on http://live.ksl.com
If you won't be able to make it, you can still support TACT by buying raffle tickets online! The drawing will happen at this Saturday's Gala and we will notify you if you win. Good luck!