On Education: Spreading the Word About 1882

The 1882 Project took to the road in November to share lesson plans with educators from Virginia and around the country. On Nov. 2nd, Ting-Yi Oei and Ted Gong presented¬† "Righting Wrongs: Congress (Finally) Apologizes for the Chinese Exclusion Acts" at the Virginia Council for the Social Studies Conference in Roanoke, Virginia. Ting-Yi then took the presentation to St. Louis, Missouri for the National Social Studies Conference. In Roanoke, speaking to an audience that included a number of school division curriculum specialists, Ting-Yi introduces a…

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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.

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House Representatives Support Resolution

US Lawmakers Seek Apology for Chinese Exclusion By Shaun Tandon AFP February 20, 2011 More than a century after the United States shut its doors to Chinese immigrants, Asian American lawmakers are seeking official acknowledgment of the Chinese Exclusion Laws which may serve as a lesson for future generations.

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