Organizing Chinese American Communities: Lessons and Prospects
Panelists: C.W. Chan, Hamilton Chang, Christine Chen, Ed Gor
Guest Introducer: Jay Lin Moderator: Haipei Shue
Organizing or mobilizing Chinese American community for more civic and political engagement is often a frustrating if not thankless endeavor. However, over the years, we have seen progress being made in our community. Such progress is attributed to the efforts of our tenacious community leaders in various Chinese American organizations. This session has gathered the most experienced Chinese American community leaders. They will share with us what their journey is like, what are the rewards and challenges working in the community and how we can together make our community more civically and politically engaged. From CACA to OCA to CCBC, respected leaders from these organizations will sit on one panel, share with you their stories and visions.