“Other Asian”

Check out this article by Dmae Roberts, a two-time Peabody award-winning independent radio artist and writer who has written and produced more than 400 audio art pieces and documentaries for NPR and PRI programs. She has written an essay titled "Other Asian" for The Asian Reporter about how our recent Census 2010: Write in "Taiwanese" campaign re-inspired her to identify as a biracial Taiwanese American. From The Asian Reporter, V20, #14 (April 19, 2010), pages 6 & 7. "Other Asian" When…

The 2010 Census “Write in Taiwanese” Campaign

Can you donate today to support our campaign? TaiwaneseAmerican.org's goal is to raise at least $10,000 to augment our campaign and to purchase TV broadcast airtime on ethnic media channels to reach the wider Taiwanese American audience. We are severely underfunded for this effort, but we recognize that this is our one chance this decade. Will you help us? As 2010 approaches, it's yet another year for the US Census Bureau to gather data on residents in the United States. One major issue…

San Jose Mercury News: “Taiwanese-Americans spread word to increase 2010 census numbers”

By Joe Rodriguez [email protected] When Grace Hwang Lynch fills out the census questionnaire that arrived at her San Jose home recently, she will think back to how her father greeted a census taker 30 years ago and follow his lead: She will ignore the box marked Chinese, and carefully write in "Taiwanese." "He felt that strongly about his Taiwanese identity," Hwang said, "and he's told every census since then that he's Taiwanese." Hwang is joining a growing Taiwanese-American movement…