In celebration of Asian Pacific Islander American (APIA) Heritage Month and in commemoration of the 1869 completion of the Transcontinental Railroad:
When and Where
Sunday, April 29, 2018
12:00 Noon-3:00 p.m.
San Francisco Main Public Library
Latino/Hispanic Community Meeting Room
100 Larkin Street (at Grove)
San Francisco, CA
• Craft activities for all ages (rock rubbings, railroad logos, maps, create a diorama of Chinese railroad workers, make a paper train)
• Book Displays about Chinese Railroad Workers
• See examples of Chinese Railroad Food
• Activities (balance heavy baskets with poles, lift a section of iron rail, touch a replica of a railroad spike, match railroad logos, use replica money for snacks)
• Media (Power Points, DVD) for elementary, middle, and senior high school
• Poster Displays of the Chinese role in the Central Pacific Railroad
• See a map of railroads built by Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) in the late 1800s
• Goody Bag for first 50 kids under 12
The Association of Chinese Teachers (TACT)
Asian American Studies at San Francisco State University (SFSU)
Square and Circle Club
The Magazines & Newspaper Center, San Francisco Public Library
This event is partially funded by the Instructionally Related Activities (IRA) Fund at San Francisco State University and the Lonnie K. Chin Curriculum Grant.
TACT is a non-profit operating under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). We are entirely volunteer-run. Our tax ID is #94-2325845.