CACA Meeting on Education, July 11, 2016

Meeting in Los Angeles over the course of two days, members of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (CACA)  Education Committee drafted plans to produce a curriculum in 2017 around five key themes in Chinese American history. Immigration Building of the American Nation (Contributions) Western expansion Imperialism 14th Amendment (Wong Kim Ark) Civil rights - Exclusion laws Women’s rights Asian American movement of the 60’s Culture and Identity Recognizing that a lot of material exists already, the committee is setting its task to gather the best and…


APABA Recognizes Ted Gong and Stan Lou at Educational Fund Benefit Dinner

On March 20, 2014, Ted and Stan of the 1882 Foundation were recognized for their work in organizing Talk Story events and for their commitment to giving a voice to the Chinese American community in Washington, D.C. It was our great honor to accept the AEF Community Service Award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association (APABA) at the 21st annual benefit dinner for the APABA Educational Fund. Thank you, APABA, for including us in this special event.

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OCA Fund Raiser with Richard On, guitarist from Of A Revolution (O.A.R.)

Dear Friends and Colleagues of Talk Story, OCA-DC ( is a membership based national organization of over 100 chapters and affiliates dedicated to advancing the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APA). APAs are the fastest growing population in the country, and in the Greater Washington, DC area, there are nearly 600,000 APAs. With our community growing, there is a need for programs that are tailored to APAs who live and work in the DC area. OCA-DC programs address this gap through programs like 1882…


Chinese American Citizens Alliance Recognizes Sen. Brown and Rep. Biggert

[The Chinese American Citizens Alliance presents awards to Senator Scott Brown and Representative Judy Biggert for their valiant support in passing the Senate and House Expressions of Regret Resolutions for exclusion laws, including the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. Ted Gong, Co-Chair of the 1882 Project and President of the C.A.C.A. DC Lodge, represented Grand President Carolyn Chan and C.A.C.A. Grand Lodge in making the presentations to Senator Brown on December 7 and Representative Biggert on December 14.  He eloquently shared the following remarks on our…


1882 Project Seeks To Recognize Civil Rights Injustice

1882 Project Seeks Congressional Recognition for 130 Year-Old Injustice The group is seeking recognition by the U.S. government, which passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. By Joseph Craig, Correspondent Pacific Citizen Published March 4, 2011 A civil rights injustice more than one century in the making has sparked several Asian Pacific American groups to take steps seeking recognition for the social wrongs that have haunted Chinese descendents for nearly 130 years.