For the past 3 weeks, OFT has spoken at three different schools: Princeton University, New York University and Columbia University. At all three schools we talked about the US-Taiwan-China relations. This was the hot topic as everyone wanted to learn more about this trilateral relationship especially with Trump as president. However, today, we debuted our … Continue reading Debuting OFT’s LGBTQ Workshop
Outreach for Taiwan kicked off 2016 with a visit to University of Pennsylvania to speak with Penn Taiwanese Society (PTS) about past student movements in Taiwan. In 2015, universities across the nation have been filled with students speaking out about racism and police brutality. There were protests such as “Die-In” demonstrations while mass social media … Continue reading Taiwan at UPenn: Empowering the future through learning from the past
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
On April 11th, Columbia University’s Taiwanese American Student Association (TASA) hosted their annual Spring Panel on social and cultural activism. This year, they decided to invite a number of speakers in order to encourage and inspire their young participants to play a bigger role in the community. The panelists, who are leaders of cultural and … Continue reading Columbia TASA Spring Panel – Why Commit?
On January 31, the OFT team drove up to Boston to host a workshop for the Taiwanese Association of Students at Tufts.
On Sunday, March 30, Outreach for Taiwan hosted our first workshop at Rutgers University in junction with Rutgers' Taiwanese American Student Association. Since Eric and I both graduated from Rutgers University and were also active executive members of TASA not so long ago, we completely understood the mentality and mindset of what students in TASA … Continue reading “Tales of Taiwan: Civil Movements” at Rutgers University