On Saturday, September 12, dozens gathered at One Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, in front of the United Nations headquarters in NYC. Attendees eagerly listened and chanted along with the Taiwan-United Nations Alliance (TAIUNA) from Taiwan. Speakers spoke strongly for Taiwan's entrance into the United Nations. While Taiwanese media coverage primarily focused on the activities at One Dag … Continue reading The Young Voices at the United Nations Membership for Taiwan Rally 2015
When one thinks of outreaching for Taiwan, it is quite unlikely that the first word that would pop up in mind be"music". That is about to change.
Back when OFT was creating our Keep Taiwan Free Indiegogo campaign, our team had multiple discussions regarding what would be some perks for the people who donated for the cause. We tossed around many ideas - How about tee shirts? Teddy bears! A free limo ride to the rally?! Or how about free tickets to a … Continue reading Perks and Reflections
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?
Dozens of passionate individuals stood together under cloudy skies and the threat of heavy rain in Times Square a few weeks ago on Saturday, September 13th to take part in the Keep Taiwan Free Rally 2014. This annual event – formally known as the United Nations for Taiwan Rally - has been going on for … Continue reading Keep Taiwan Free Rally 2014 – A Recap
Today marks the 51st anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" speech - it was a speech about civil rights, a speech about freedom, a speech about being recognized. Although it may seem a bit of a stretch, while reading the excerpt of his speech, certain sentences stuck out to me, and … Continue reading We Have a Dream
What do YOU know about Taiwan? I think Taiwan is related in someway to China, I'm not sure how. A lot of things are manufactured from there. I don't know Taiwan. Today we launch our Indiegogo campaign to fundraise for this year's Keep Taiwan Free Rally. We hope to raise $3000 from this … Continue reading KTF 2014 Indiegogo Launch
Outreach for Taiwan hit the streets of NYC and literally outreached for Taiwan this past weekend.
2013 was an unique year because not only was there a Taiwan Week - a series of events everyday of the week leading up to the 2013 Keep Taiwan Free Rally - but that there was even a march leading up to the rally on rally day! On rally day, a huge crowd, consisting of … Continue reading Keep Taiwan Free Rally 2013
Check out our recap video of 2012 Taiwan Week filled with music, food and plenty of fun. Ending the week with Keep Taiwan Free Rally in Time Square!