N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER December 13, 2010 NEW YORK Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center You are cordially invited to ... OCA Goodman House Westchester & Hudson Valley 25th 129 W. 67th Street, NYC Anniversary & Dynamic Achievers Awards Tickets $20, $10 students/seniors Reservations: (212) 941-8733, Banquet email@example.com Box Office opens 1 hour before the concert Saturday, November 5, 2005 at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains, NY. Musicians Wang Guowei, erhu; Sun Li, pipa; Chen Keynote Speaker: Hon. Elaine Chao, US Secretary Yihan, pipa; Ann Yao, zheng; of Labor Gao Renyang, dizi; Yingying Cao, sanxian, Susan Cheng, percussion The Dynamic Achievers Award Honorees this year are: Guests Sandia Ang, soprano; Ludmilla Constaninova, David Chong, Deputy Commissioner of cello Public Safety, City of White Plains, NY Frank Cassara, percussion; John Hadfield, percussion David King, Managing Partner, Peak Capital Paul Hostetter, conductor Holdings ___________________________________ Juri Tatsuuma, Anchor/Reporter, News PROGRAM 12 Westchester VIVIAN FUNG, Night Impressions (new Closing keynote speaker: James Bradley, Best- commission) selling author, "Flags of our Fathers" Dizi, erhu, pipa, and percussion Four movements titled "Prayer," "Night Music," Mistress of Ceremony: Liz Cho - WABC-TV News "Arioso," and "Overture" Anchorwoman ZHOU LONG, Pipa Ballad Please see flyer for details & how to get tickets. Soprano, pipa and cello Tang dynasty epic poem set to music with text sung in Cantonese I look forward to seeing all of you & your members at our quarter century milestone ZHOU QINRU, Moving Clouds celebration. Erhu, pipa, zheng, sanxian, dizi and percussion Please forward to your members. Music stemming from the metaphor "moving clouds Thank you. and flowing water" Meow YANG DONGBO, Beckoning the Wind Erhu, dizi, pipa and zheng Meow Yee President, OCA Westchester and Hudson 2005 MFC International Composition Competition Valley Winner ***************************************** Music From China CHIN KING, Xuan, Yu, Chen Erhu, zheng and percussion 2005 MFC International Composition Competition Premiere Works XV Winner Composers from the U.S., China and Hong Kong ___________________________________ share this 15th season program of contemporary Chinese music Website: http://www.musicfromchina.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday, Nov. 5, 2005 at 8 pm N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER December 13, 2010 ***************************************** P.O. Box 527340 Two students of Asian ethnicity were allegedly Flushing, NY 11352-7340 . urinating on and subjected to obscenities by two Write down your E-MAIL address & PHONE no. on fellow U. of Michigan students on 9/15. The case the BACK of the check. Student membership is was being disputed with witnesses on both sides. $15, Basic membership is $35, Family (2 voters for Police are investigating. 2 names) is $50, and Life Membership is $1,000. 80-20 is keeping an eye on it. Many, having already joined, contributed money THANKS TO YOUR GENEROSITY, you enabled us to AGAIN to fuel the momentum: S. B. Woo ($2,050) not only talk but tackle the big and difficult issues , May So ($1500), Youjian Liu ($200), Doreen and of equal justice & equal opportunity that few other Eric Liaw ($135), Pedro & Pek Chan ($100), Steve AsAm organizations are willing to handle. You are Yang ($100), Vo D. Nguyen and Sonia Lim ($150 the ones who "WALK THE TALK." You are the ones for the year), and Kaimay Lee ($100). who practice what Gandhi preached: "YOU MUST BE THE CHANGE YOU WISH TO SEE IN THIS Visit 80-20's BLOG: http://80- WORLD. " 20initiative.blogspot.com/ to read S. B. Woo's recent speech to Asian Pacific Bar Association, You stepped up to pay dues with "A GOOD Silicon Valley and Asian American Student CONSCIENCE BEING YOUR ONLY REWARD. " Conference held on Minnesota State University, Mankato. Comments to him are urged. You took action because you are unwilling to ***************************************** witness or permit the denial of equal justice & equal opportunity to yourselves & your children to INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE which America has always been committed.* Woo Art International, a New York based creative You confront this great moral issue, because you services and production company, is looking for understand that the denial of equal justice & interns to help with general office and on-set needs opportunity to a large portion of Asian Ams. such as transcription, deliveries, PA help on set. is the denial of the same to YOU & all Americans. This is a great opportunity for students looking to gain experience in production. Must be eager, Help break 80-20's record membership of 2104 set intuitive, responsible. Internship is unpaid, but in 2004! Our torch MUST be passed from one year transportation/meal stipend and school credit may to another with its flame burning higher and be provided. higher. IT HELPS ENSURE OUR VICTORY. Please do you share: Woo Art is currently producing a new weekly U.S. cable television show called "Cinema AZN" that will JOIN OR HELP RECRUIT. See below. Thank you. air on AZN television, a Comcast cable network. We exclusively cover reviews and interviews with Respectfully yours, filmmakers and actors of Asian descent. Recent S.B. Woo interviews include such international celebrities as Jet Li, Hayao Miyazaki, Wong Kar-Wai, and To join, visit Margaret Cho. http://www.80-20initiative.net/membership.html (easy to use) or Please send resumes with cover letter to: http://www.80-20initiative.net/paypal.html email@example.com. (Paypal) ***************************************** PERSONAL checks are payable to "80-20 PAC", mailed to: Jing-Li Yu, 80-20 Director of Operations N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER December 13, 2010 Asian American Legal Defense and Education analysis to support organizing and Fund advocacy efforts; SPRING INTERNSHIPS 2006 - Undergraduate, South Asian Workers Project, direct legal services Graduate, and Law School on employment-related claims to South Asian immigrant workers, as well as community The Asian American Legal Defense and Education education and advocacy; and Voting Rights, legal Fund (AALDEF), founded in 1974, protects and research and fact development under the Voting promotes the civil rights of Asian Americans Rights Act challenging anti-Asian voter through litigation, advocacy, and community discrimination, expanding bilingual ballots, and education. For more information about AALDEF, counting votes cast by Asian Americans; visit our website at www.aaldef.org. advocacy on state and local election reform; produce reports and organize forums on the Asian Spring internships are available for the following: American vote. 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Send a Research, develop strategic research and data resume and cover letter to: N.Y.C. CHINATOWN REUNION NEWSLETTER December 13, 2010 "I'm angry and I'm disgusted because this is not Spring Intern Search the way most Philadelphians are," said Ken Wong, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund an Asian American community activist. (AALDEF) 99 Hudson Street, 12th floor The letters were sent Friday to at least three Asian businesses -- one in Center City and two in South New York , New York 10013-2815 Philadelphia. Police said that members of the Fax: 212-966-4303 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Aryan Nation are claiming responsibility. For more information, contact Jennifer Weng at "The author of this letter indicates that they are 212-966-5932, ext. 212 or email@example.com. from the Aryan Nation and that these people are basically being targeted because of their ethnicity," ***************************************** said Philadelphia Police Inspector Bill Colarulo. PHILADELPHIA Wong said that the disturbing letters were also sent with graphic pictures. Letters To Asian Businesses Threaten Rape, Bombing "There are photographs of Asian bodies, so it's pretty shocking," Wong said. Philadelphia police Police Say Aryan Nation Taking said that they have confiscated the letters. Responsibility "Needless to say, we are taking the threats PHILADELPHIA -- Disturbing hate letters and seriously and we are taking the proper precautions threats have left some Asian market owners to protect the citizens of Philadelphia," Colarulo rattled, prompting an investigation by Philadelphia said. police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Community activists in Philadelphia said that since Video: Aryan Nation Suspected In Hate Mail the police have taken possession of the three letters, three or four other business owners said they had received similar letters. Within a week, a town meeting will be held to discuss the issue. ***************************************** The letters threatened the rape of Asian women and the bombing of Asian businesses.