Seven years ago, my friend Jenny Wang and I graduated from Rutgers University and began our professional lives in New York City. However, we both missed our time back at TASA (Taiwanese American Students Association). Of course one part was the being part of “TASA fam,” but we also couldn’t let go of our passion … Continue reading Introducing the OFTaiwan Award: New funding for Taiwanese American student programs
Happy New Year everyone! It has been half a year since we had last sent out a newsletter. I apologize for losing touch, but we do hope to bring this back (new year resolutions that will stick). First, to wrap up 2019, TaiwaneseAmerican.org put together an awesome list of 19 Things That Happened in Taiwan & … Continue reading Taiwan 101 for Taiwan Elections + Year of the Rat!
“We are a social club, we shouldn’t talk about politics.” “We are a non-profit, we don’t do politics.” “We are Taiwanese American, we should focus on Asian American issues, not Taiwan issues.” I’ve heard it all. At one point or another, I’ve agreed to it all. Today, I disagree. "In my experience, politics haves typically … Continue reading Bringing Taiwanese to Taiwanese Americans – My Last Chapter
Hey everyone! First, apologies for dropping off of social media recently. A lot is going with work and I have been busy helping with the first ever Taiwan Film Festival in Boston. This also means I have been thinking a lot about Taiwan movies, hence the title of this newsletter! Newsworthy #LoveWinsTaiwan has officially become the … Continue reading What is your selection for a Taiwan movie night?
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It's Chinese New Year's Eve and red envelopes are a must. As a child, I LOVED this time. Who doesn't love getting money (but to be honest, the money always went to the parents.) Now, I'm older, I'm able to receive but also am required to give red envelopes. When Do I Start Giving Red … Continue reading Red Envelope Giving is Weird
Happy Lunar New Year! I’m back in Taiwan to celebrate with my family and thought I’d share some of the fun facts/activities/rituals people perform to kick off the new year. After graduating, I have been coming home every lunar new year to celebrate Chinese New Year with my family. As I came home this year, … Continue reading Happy New Year! Lunar Style
Hi! It's been a while. This is the first newsletter of the year, and we are hoping the new year is treating you well so far. I'm enjoying the nice Texas weather as Eric and Jess are bearing the snow, rain and sleet of the Northeast. Meanwhile with the new year, we also have a … Continue reading The Champs That Once Dominated The World: Taiwan’s Little League Team
We put together a list of articles and posts the community cared most about in 2018! Some will make you laugh and some will make you cry, but that is life. And with that, I digress.
Hi! This is Eric taking over this newsletter from Jess. Over Thanksgiving weekend, Taiwan had its local election as well as a major referendum vote. While it has been over a week, there are still talks and questions about it. We’ve put together a few simple points of the major things that happened in the … Continue reading Special Edition: Election Recap