On February 16, 2019, nearly 100 people packed the I Street Conference Center in DC …
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:
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"Jook Sings in China" – In Search of Villages, Families, and Traditions
Sunday, March 17, 2019 | 2 – 4 PM
Join Dan Lee, Helen Lew, and Rita Moy in their narrative about traveling to China to explore ancestral villages, family history, and the contents of their lives’ bamboo segments.
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!
For the first Talk Story event of 2019, the 1882 Foundation hosted a discussion on …
On December 17, 2018, the 1882 Foundation and an enthusiastic group of supporters gathered together …
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 June 1, 2019!