December “Talk Back”

Please join us for December's Talk Story Event Where: Chinese Community Church When: December 14, 2013 In the spirit of the holiday season, we welcome you to attend our December Talk Story event to celebrate the stories of our community!  We will be gathering to enjoy a light lunch and drinks at the Chinese Community Church that has hosted several of our past story telling and sharing times.  We will also take the time to refect on those past events and look forward to planning for…

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Talk Story: Dr. Mae Ngai: The Lucky Ones – Tape v. Hurley

Where: Chinese Community Church, 500 I (Eye) Street NW, Washington, D.C. When: Sunday, November 17, 2013, 1:00-3:00pm Please join us for the November Talk Story event featuring Dr. Mae Ngai, a Professor of History at Columbia University, as she discusses her book, The Lucky Ones. Her research explores the story of the Tape family, led by Joseph and Mary Tape, during the post-Gold Rush era in San Francisco. They lived and prospered between the Chinese immigrant population and the emerging Chinese American middle class. Their daughter…

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Talk Story: From Congress to Classroom

We hope you can join us for the October Talk Story Event: From Congress to Classroom: Teaching about the Chinese Exclusion Laws How do we portray Chinese American history? This is a question the 1882 Foundation grapples with in its efforts to expand awareness and to educate the American public about the Chinese Exclusion Laws. Since obtaining apologies from Congress for this discriminatory series of laws, the 1882 Foundation has shifted attention from Congress to the classroom, focusing on grades 6-12. Join us for our…

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Upcoming in Your Area – Watch for Individual Postings

  Talk Story Coming Events Unless otherwise stated, Talk Story Events are presented at Chinese Community Church at 500 I (eye) Street N.W., Washington DC 20001 from 1:30 to 3:30pm.  Times and topics subject to last minute changes.   Confirm with Stan at Stangoblue@yahoo.com, or Ted at tkgong@aol.com   2016 Coming Attractions: January 17 -- Raymond Wong and the Wong People -- Lion Dance!! Finding the Inner Lion, or What Makes it Tick. February 28 -- Cedric Yeh and Noriko Sanefuji -- Made in the USA:…

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