Youth to Youth: Rewriting American History

At this link you will find the series of videos from our Education Team: . Each video details each member's individual education plan.


ACHP Preservation Fellowship

1882 Foundation is happy to share some good news.  The ACHP and ACHP Foundation is accepting applicants for a national public policy fellowship for historic preservation. The 21st Century Preservation Leaders Fellowship will bring a promising young preservation professional to Washington DC to work with national preservation agencies and organizations in the development and execution of public preservation policy. The Fellowship is designed to diversify the field of preservation by providing early-career practitioners that demonstrate preservation interest and leadership potential with a deep immersion in…

Between Black and White

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Director’s Discussion: Plague at the Golden Gate

More than 100 years before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the world and set off a wave of fear and anti-Asian sentiment, an outbreak of bubonic plague in San Francisco’s Chinatown in 1900 unleashed a similar furor. Join the Chinese American Museum DC in collaboration with AMERICAN EXPERIENCE and the 1882 Foundation on Tuesday, June 21, 2022, from 6:00-7:00 pm ET to discuss the new AMERICAN EXPERIENCE film documentary, Plague at the Golden Gate and meet the film Director, Li-Shin Yu. Registration available for both…

The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang — Review by Aida Guo

“The Poppy War” is a heavy, dark, and unprecedented debut by R.F. Kuang. The first fantasy war novel out of a trilogy covers topics of classism, colonization, and genocide through the experiences of its young female protagonist who survives in a world familiar of Chinese history. Shamans clash with plot points drawn from events like the Opium War, second Sino-Japanese war and an atmosphere of the Song dynasty.  The main character of the novel is Rin, a dark-skinned and poor war orphan. To avoid her…