Summit Tunnel, Endangered Site

[June 3, 2021] The 1882 Foundation takes great pride in the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s selection of the Summit Tunnel and Camp as among America’s Most Endangered Historic Sites. All Americans should take pride in this selection. While it highlights particularly the skills and strength of the Chinese workers who made up 80-90 percent of the Central Pacific Railroad’s workforce, the selection rivals most places in its ability to dramatically tell the continuous story of many people building the American nation. This includes references…

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Patriots Day Statement: The Yellow Whistle

[April 19, 2021] On this #PatriotsDay, I’m wearing a yellow whistle to commemorate our struggles to BELONG, as Americans and with all Americans. We stand in solidarity against racial discrimination; we are whistleblowing on hate and violence. #WeBelong #TheYellowWhistle #StopAAPIHate #StopAsianHate #StopRacialProfiling www.theyellowhistle.org

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