For the first Talk Story event of 2019, the 1882 Foundation hosted a discussion on …
American Civil Rights & the Exclusion Laws
The 1882 Foundation seeks to broaden public awareness of the history and continuing significance of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act through three initiatives:
NEXT TALK STORY
150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad
January 27, 2019, 2 – 4 PM
Join us as we launch into the 2019 season of Talk Story Programming with an exciting community discussion on the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad, coming up in May 2019. Joining us from New York will be activist and photographer Corky Lee and our Executive Director Ted Gong.
The 1882 Foundation will gather with its partner organizations to build on previous Symposium collaboration and focus on public engagement at the National Museum of American History (NMAH) on May 10, 2019, around the 150th Anniversary of the First Transcontinental Railroad. Check back later for more updates!
On December 17, 2018, the 1882 Foundation and an enthusiastic group of supporters gathered together …
Spring 2019 marks the first semester Georgetown University will offer an “Intro to Asian American …
The 50 Objects Initiative
We hope to preserve and interpret the experiences of Chinese Americans through meaningful objects and their stories of American immigration and migration.
Chinese American Women in History Conference 2019
We are looking for scholars, media creatives, community activists, and interested individuals to participate in our October 2019 conference in D.C. Deadline for submissions is November 1st, 2018!