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
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?
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.
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.
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
Art speaks louder than words. Outreach for Taiwan was asked to help hold an outreach event, in which we would help artist 劉宗榮 (Liu Tsung Jung) from Taiwan utilize his artwork to spark curiosity amongst individuals here in the NYC area, and create awareness about Taiwan's current situation. Liu was one of the young individuals who first broke … Continue reading #Art4TW – STAMPED! with 劉宗榮
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