Learn about Tourism in Taiwan with FAPA in NorCal

Tourism has been increasingly lauded as a driver for the Taiwanese economy. Recently, 10,000 people protested in Taipei due to the drop in the number of tourists from China. However, is tourism really a mainstay or future of the Taiwanese economy? Are there greater concerns than just the economy? Join Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) as Ian Rowen shares his research on the impact of tourism on Taiwan. http://geography.colorado.edu/people/grad_student/rowen_ian Please RSVP through…

Taiwanese American Biographer Felicia Lin Speaks in NYC

Felicia Lin, the "accidental biographer" of Su Beng, talks about how she became the biographer of Su Beng, a nonagenarian Taiwanese revolutionary and her work on documenting his life. In 2013 she raised over $15,000 in an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to return to Taiwan to continue her research and found herself in the midst of the historic Sunflower movement (March 27, 2014-April 10, 2014), a 24-day long occupation of the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, in protest of the passage of a trade pact with…

Breast Cancer Awareness Race with NATWA in SoCal

Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Since 1982, the organization has invested nearly $1 billion to fulfill the promise becoming one of the largest sources of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. North America Taiwanese Women’s Association-Southern CA Chapter (NATWA-So. CA)…