Lunar New Year Killings Bring Focus to Guns and Mental Health Again

From the Executive Director’s Desk Lunar New Year Killings Bring Focus to Guns and Mental Health Again There is so much that we do not know about the back-to-back mass killings at Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay, but two elements stand out –guns and mental health. Many people will bring attention (as they already have) to the role of guns. Warnings and calls for action deserve consideration once again, and again with another mass, senseless killing, continuously once more. These killings seem different. They…

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1882’s Happy Holidays and New Year 2023

508 I Street NW, Washington DC 20001 -- info@1882foundation.org Read this message on Sway December 25, 2022 Dear Friends: I can’t believe that the year 2022 will soon be over and we start anew. It will be a challenging year, but the heart of our work remains our Talk Story programs. Whether at the Summit Tunnel in California, or at educational workshops in DC and Richmond, or among federal and private financial supporters of heritage and history, we will be guided by Talk Story principles --uncovering…

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Re/Imagining – 1882 at the CAJM 2022 Conference

This past November, 1882 Foundation associates Mia and Gabi traveled to New York City to attend the Council of Jewish American Museums (CAJM)’s annual conference, gathering in-person for the first time in several years. The conference was entitled “Re/Imagining: The Future of Culturally Specific Museums” and was produced in partnership with the Association of African American Museums (AAAM). Over the three days, we were able to visit the Jewish Museum, the New York Historical Society, and the Museum of Jewish Heritage. On each day, panels…

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Motorcycles, Muscle Cars, and Tropical Fish – December Talk Story Recap

On December 11th, the 1882 Foundation community gathered at the I Street Conference Center for our December Talk Story event, catchily titled ‘Motorcycles, Muscle Cars, and Tropical Fish’. Over Christmas cookies and holiday treats, the storytelling event saw Harry Chow, a former DC Chinatown resident and longtime contributor of stories, photographs, and archives, bringing together several generations of former DC Chinatown residents together to share stories of the youth culture of Chinatown from the 60s, 70s, and 80s.  Old friends shared stories of owning and…

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Mahjong Game Event

Register here for Zoom: https://www.google.com/url?q=https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87991916497?pwd%3DWGErbU01aVhhQ1NMNDNmR05QVFRpZz09&sa=D&source=calendar&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw1W7XlJtjZWWSHhccMQqkwp Register here for in person: https://cglink.me/2d7/r1809367

Remembering Chinese American Veterans – Veterans Day Talk Story

In commemoration of Veterans Day, 1882 Foundation invites you to a virtual presentation by Russ Low on his publication The All American Crew. This is his third book in his series on the Chinese American experience. This book tells how the forging of a team in the fight for America transcends differences in heritages and languages. We also want to recognize the workers who fought for the safety of our community by serving as first responders and health workers during the deadly war against COVID,…