Dr. Tsai addresses Taiwanese Americans

DPP Presidential hopeful Tsai Ing-wen spoke in New York City before local Taiwanese American organizations and supporters on Friday, June 5, as part of her tour around the United States. Tsai spoke in Mandarin and Taiwanese but also prepared an English segment directed at young Taiwanese Americans. Tsai painted Taiwan as an innovative and progressive … Continue reading Dr. Tsai addresses Taiwanese Americans

#Talk4TW – Cathy Erway

We sat down with acclaimed food writer, Cathy Erway, to talk about her latest book The Food of Taiwan and her experience learning about her Taiwanese identity and its cuisine. The book is a recipe book on Taiwanese dishes but provides a wonderfully detailed introduction to Taiwan, starting from its complicated history. While many Taiwanese Americans … Continue reading #Talk4TW – Cathy Erway

#Talk4TW – Jess Lee

"Before the trip [to Taiwan], I had a lot of idea on how I viewed my identity as a Taiwanese American, but the trip definitely solidified those views and made me realize how different our cultures are. Not even just between Taiwanese and Chinese culture...but even between Taiwanese and Taiwanese American culture" The great thing about the Taiwanese American … Continue reading #Talk4TW – Jess Lee

The First Step to Outreach for Taiwan

Our hearts were bursting out of our chests, always wanting to do more for Taiwan, yet constantly looked down upon. No one really seemed to quite get us - why we cared so much about Taiwan or why we felt such a strong responsibility towards Taiwan - so we decided to take matters into our own hands.

Perks and Reflections

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 We Don’t, Who Will?

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?

Keep Taiwan Free Rally 2014 – A Recap

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

A Big Week

We have an exciting week coming up! If you're in the area, please join us! Taiwan Aloud - Wednesday 9/10 Featuring The Hsu-nami and two bands from Taiwan, Manic Sheep and Olivia. Come out for a night of fun music and rock out with Hsu-Nami! Also, get a chance to find out why Taiwan matters … Continue reading A Big Week

KTF 2014 Indiegogo Launch

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