Join us for a free community film screening of Big Fight in Little Chinatown, a feature documentary by director Karen Cho. Big Fight in Little Chinatown is a story of community resistance and resilience. Set against the backdrop of the COVID pandemic and an unprecedented rise in anti-Asian racism, the documentary takes us into the […]
There is an universal struggle many of us face in our relationships with our parents: the pursuit of their approval, the weight of their expectations, and the burden of unspoken obligations. Join us for a conversation with Amy Yip, author of "Unfinished Business: Breaking Down the Great Wall Between Adult Child and Immigrant Parents" and […]
The 1882 Foundation is excited to announce the second Chinese American Women in History conference, to be held in Washington DC this fall. Themed, “Locating Kinship Across Space and Time,” the conference aims to explore how Chinese American women, both as historical subjects and contemporary practitioners of history, have forged interpersonal connections, fostered care, and facilitated community...
Following the theme of this year's Chinese American Women in History Conference, 1882 Foundation senior team member, Dr. Amy Trang will share her story of "locating kinship across space and time" as a Vietnamese-born Chinese American. Dr. Trang will recount how, shortly after she was born, her family fled Vietnam as "boat people" to a […]
Since the 1900s, the Washington Chinese Youth Club (CYC) has created a safe space for Asian youth in the DMV area to express themselves through athletics and other various activities. Join us for a conversation with key members of the Washington CYC who have paved the road for the club over its many years and […]
Where did the Chinese sit on the bus during Jim Crow segregation? Join us for a conversation with film director Dr. Crystal Kwok and her cousin LeAnna Morgan, who address this question in the documentary Blurring the Color Line as they unpack their family history as grocery store owners in a Black neighborhood in Augusta, […]