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Gala 2020 | In Celebration of Family

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

CHSA’s 2020 Gala | In Celebration of Family
Saturday, March 28, 2020 at Grand Hyatt Hotel 
345 Stockton Street, San Francisco

Join us for a spectacular evening to honor tradition, celebrate your family, and hear the stories of some of the country’s most illustrious Chinese American families. A benefit for the Chinese Historical Society of America, this year’s gala promises to be unforgettable.



Laurene Wu & Charles McClain


Buck Gee & Mary Hackenbracht

Lui Foundation


Doug Chan & Eriko Doi

DLA Piper, LLP

Connie Young Yu


Gorretti Lui & Jane Chin, Co-Chairs • Janet Lee Chen • Jeanie Lee • Vanita Louie • Cally Wong • Gerrye Wong


We are only accepting sponsorships at this time. Check back for details when individual tickets become available. To be the first to know, become a CHSA member!


6 pm Reception & Night Market

Enjoy cocktails, mingle, and browse through the CHSA Night Market for treasures to add to your personal collection, books and other goods celebrating culture and heritage.

7 pm Dinner & Program

Emcee – Kristen Sze, ABC7 | KGO-TV

Phil & Sarah Choy Community Service Award – The Fong Family: Ronald Fong and his sons Rodney Fong, President & CEO of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, and independent film director Barre Fong.

Outstanding Artistic Achievement Award – Jon M. Chu, Film Director, “Crazy Rich Asians”

Entertainment – Maddie B

9 pm Dessert & Gift

Enjoy dessert, mingle, and take home a special edition gift by Graphic Designer Mulan Leong-Suzuki.

Black tie optional. Program subject to change.

The Chinese Historical Society of America is a nonprofit educational institution dedicated to preserving Chinese American history and telling stories to enlighten a new generation. Located in San Francisco’s Chinatown on Clay Street, CHSA’s Museum and Learning Center showcases the social, cultural and political history and contributions of the Chinese in America.

Advertising Opportunities
Market your business or send a congratulatory message to the awardees by publishing an ad in the CHSA Gala program booklet. Download our Ad Form for complete details.

Sponsorship Opportunities
For our sponsors, this event offers, among other benefits, a setting in front of up to 400 attendees to celebrate and support CHSA’s mission to illuminate the pioneer past, inform the present while looking forward. Since CHSA’s founding 56 years ago, we have remained committed to telling the story of the Chinese diaspora, both in San Francisco and in the United States, and how today’s Chinese America continues to shape American life in this century. Your generous support makes possible our telling powerful stories that can inspire current and future generations. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please email gala@chsa.org
Download our Sponsorship Benefits and Form (2020 CHSA Gala Sponsorship PDF)

Can’t make it this year, or wish to make an additional donation to support CHSA? Donate to CHSA Museum here


March 28
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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