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CHSA Voice & Vision Gala 2012

September 22, 2012 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Voice & Vision Gala 2012 - header
Voice & Vision Gala 2012 - header


Saturday, September 22, 2012

6PM Reception & Silent Auction
7pm Dinner

Four Seasons Hotel

757 Market Street
San Francisco CA 94103

Black-Tie Optional

With Special Recognition of

Congresswoman Judy Chu
Manli Ho, Journalist
Connie Young Yu, Community Historian

For More Information

Please call 415-391-1188 x101 or email alisa@chsa.org

The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum invites you to our Voice & Vision Gala 2012 on Saturday, September 22, 6 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco.

Nearly 500 people will celebrate our continuing work with an extraordinary dinner program providing a glamorous setting to support the CHSA Museum!

Voice & Vision Gala 2012 will recognize three extraordinary women: Congresswoman Judy Chu, who led the effort to pass H.Res 683 expressing regret for the passage of the Chinese Exclusion Act, Journalist Manli Ho, who investigated the long-lost story of Chinese diplomat Dr. Feng Shan Ho, who saved thousands of Jewish lives from 1938-1940; and Community Historian Connie Young Yu, who has devoted her energies for more than a quarter of a century in rediscovering a history of Chinese and Asian America that has, for the most part, been forgotten, overlooked, and even hidden.

Last year’s event honored three significant figures: Mayor Ed Lee, the City’s first Asian American mayor, Judge Ed Chen, the first Chinese American to be appointed to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and David Louie, newly appointed Attorney General of Hawaii. As remarkable as their individual achievements, their collective achievement is an even more significant reflection of the ascendancy of a new generation of Asian Americans in public and civic life. As such CHSA’s Gala has grown to be an event of national importance reflecting the pioneering role that it has performed for nearly 50 years.

Bevan Dufty, Director of Housing Opportunity, Partnerships and Engagement (HOPE) for the SF Mayor’s Office, and writer and multidisciplinary artist Genny Lim will emcee. Special performances by Beach Blanket Babylon, Latin/World vocalist Kat Parra and percussionist Michaelle Goerlitz will be featured. Don’t miss it!



September 22, 2012
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Four Seasons Hotel
757 Market Street
San Francisco, CA United States