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
"Silence becomes cowardice when occasion demands speaking out the whole truth and acting accordingly.” – Mahatma Gandhi There have been a lot of civil unrest regarding police brutality and social injustices around the country. We see riots and protests on the news, most recently in Baltimore. When seeing these current events, have … Continue reading Turning the Tables for the Model Minority
A house divided against itself cannot stand. - Abraham Lincoln As the buzz of the Sunflower movement begins to fade away, we barely see any footprints. The marks of the once-passionate cause has now been washed away by daily motions and lack of urgency. However, sprang from the movement is the awareness of Taiwan's "status quo" position … Continue reading Heart of the Matter
If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it still make a sound? It may sound like a philosophical question but as I reflect upon the rally at Time Square for Keep Taiwan Free (KTF), I realize how real that question is in all our lives. In this … Continue reading If We Don’t, Who Will?