Reflecting on Taiwanese American Heritage Week

This week went by quick! This week is not just any week, but Taiwanese-American Heritage Week (TAHW), which meant giving special attention on our heritage. Held against the backdrop of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), the Week celebrates the culture and values Taiwanese immigrants brought from Taiwan over many decades. While this month … Continue reading Reflecting on Taiwanese American Heritage Week

Taiwan at UPenn: Empowering the future through learning from the past

Outreach for Taiwan kicked off 2016 with a visit to University of Pennsylvania to speak with Penn Taiwanese Society (PTS) about past student movements in Taiwan. In 2015, universities across the nation have been filled with students speaking out about racism and police brutality. There were protests such as “Die-In” demonstrations  while mass social media … Continue reading Taiwan at UPenn: Empowering the future through learning from the past

“Taiwan: Past, Present, and Future” at Brown University

To close out 2015, the Outreach for Taiwan team hit the road to host another workshop. This time we traveled to Rhode Island to speak with Brown University’s Brown Taiwan Society (BTS).  Like most Taiwanese American groups on college campuses, BTS has never hosted an event that talked about the political climate surrounding Taiwan. We … Continue reading “Taiwan: Past, Present, and Future” at Brown University