“I am Taiwanese American” Say the Bloggers!

We randomly came across some bloggers out in the interwebs who have posted something about the 2010 Census and supporting the Taiwanese American campaign to check the "Other Asian" box and write in "Taiwanese." Here's what a little cross-section of the voices in internet space have to say: http://www.sandyalamode.com/2010/03/16/census-2010-write-in-taiwanese/ http://ilhaformosaaltomtaiwan.wordpress.com/2010/03/20/be-counted/ http://populasian.wordpress.com/2010/03/22/2010-us-census/ http://andiecinema.blogspot.com/2010/03/taiwanese-be-recognized.html http://www.8asians.com/2010/03/08/psa-write-in-taiwanese-on-the-2010-us-census/ http://peachies.net/2010/03/07/taiwanese-american/ http://teresapalooza.blogspot.com/2010/03/my-taiwanese-american-anthem.html http://annawu.com/blog/2010/03/behind-the-scenes-census2010-write-in-taiwanese/ http://www.angryasianman.com/2010/03/us-census-2010-write-in-taiwanese.html http://indiac.blogspot.com/2010_03_01_archive.html Got…

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

By Joe Rodriguez jrodriguez@mercurynews.com 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…

A Presentation in San Jose by the Examiner’s Michael Richardson

Topic: America’s Failure to Protect Human Rights in Taiwan (Past, Present, and Future) Date: Sunday, March 28, 2010 Time: 5:00 - 7:00 pm Location: Taiwanese American Center-NC, 4413 Fortran Court, San Jose, CA 95134 Sponsor: Taiwanese American Center-NC Admission: Free Contacts: John Hsieh (510) 784-7341; Taiwanese American Center-NC (408) 263-7188 Michael Richardson is a freelance journalist and independent political consultant. Richardson writes about progressive issues, politics,…

“Faces of Taiwan” Series Opens in the Bronx

Schedule of Events: 3/26 – 4/15: "Taiwan Sublime" Photography Exhibition 4/3, 1:00pm: First Screening Reception 4/3, 2:00pm: Screening of Hou Hsiao-hsien's "Three Times" 4/17, 2:00pm: Screening of Wei Te-shen's "Cape No. 7" 4/24, 2:00pm: Screening of Yang Yazhe's "Orz Boyz" Location: Baychester Branch of the New York Public Library. From March 26th to April 24th, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY) will host an event series entitled "Faces of Taiwan" at the…

Confirmation Hearing Events for Nominee Goodwin Liu to the U.S. Court of Appeals

On Wednesday, March 24, 2010, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold hearings to consider the nomination of UC Berkeley law professor Goodwin Liu to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Several hearing event watch parties are scheduled in major cities around the country. If you're interested, contact the local organizers to RSVP and join in on what may be a historic occasion for the Taiwanese American community. If confirmed, he would be the only Asian American out of 175 active judges on the appeals…

TaiwaneseAmerican.org Hosts First National Board & Staff Meeting in Austin, TX

We've come a long way in just four years. What started out as just an idea to create a simple starting point to find Taiwanese American organizations and events on the web has now grown to something bigger and better with the help of some amazing and dedicated volunteer staff members! During the weekend of March 26-28, 2010 at the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association (ITASA) Midwest Conference hosted by UT Austin, the collegiate attendees may notice several young professional…

2010 US Census Soiree – A Fundraising Social in San Jose, CA

co-hosted by the Taiwanese Junior Chamber of Commerce and Taiwanese American Professionals - San Francisco Bay Area chapters Date: Saturday, March 20, 2010 Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Location: South First Billiard Club & Lounge Address: 420 South First Street, San Jose, CA Facebook event pages: (TJCC-SFBA) http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=356673175674 (TAP-SF) http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=363069173846 Join us in San Jose at the South First Billiards Club & Lounge for food,…

Girl Power Leading the Way for Taiwanese American Collegiate Conferences!

Each year, the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Students Association (ITASA) hosts three regional conferences throughout the country bringing together hundreds of Taiwanese Americans for cultural, educational, and identity-focused programming and community-networking. The ITASA East Coast conference recently took place at MIT, and now the ITASA Midwest conference at UT Austin and the West Coast conference at UCSD are quickly approaching. At the helm this year is a group of amazing women leaders…