On Friday, August 17, 2012 from 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, there will be a special awards ceremony and press conference at the Chinese Historical Society of America Museum at 965 Clay St. in San Francisco. This event will celebrate the passage of SR 201 and HR 683, a Congressional resolution expressing “regret for Chinese Exclusionary Laws”.
Organized by The 1882 Project Committee of Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), this event will feature talks by legislative leaders (confirmed speakers include Congresswoman Judy Chu and Assemblymember Paul Fong), a video presentation about the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act and the campaign to secure the Congressional apology, and a special performance by storyteller/musician Charlie Chin. This event is open and free to the public.
For more details contact Joel Wong at 510-538-2791 or firstname.lastname@example.org.