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.
The Taiwanese American community is closely-knit and Ada Chen is no stranger to that. After first being involved with the Rutgers Taiwanese American Student Association, she continuously found herself in the Taiwanese American community, even when she transferred to New York University.
"Taiwan is my country, pure and simple. Whatever your race is, Taiwan, as a diverse society, has gained the love of all its people. They all identify themselves with the idea of Taiwan." - Wang Yung-Hsiang (王雲祥) of Democracy Tautin This past weekend, OFT drove down to Central Jersey to attend a talk hosted by Rutgers Taiwan … Continue reading Inside the Legislative Yuan with Democracy Tautin
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