From Asian American Studies Center and Program at Hunter College: “Arts and Activism: Reflections from Curtis Chin and Bino Realuyo” on October 20th

Between the AIDS crisis, attacks on the National Endowment for the
Arts, and the Miss Saigon controversy, artists and activists in the
early ’90s needed to find new ways to build solidarity and counter
invisibility. Founded in 1991, the Asian American Writers Workshop
(AAWW) was a product of these times.

Join a discussion with two of the organization’s co-founders – Curtis
Chin, award-winning writer and documentary filmmaker, and
acclaimed novelist Bino Realuyo – and learn how the AAWW built the
foundation from its roots. The discussion will be moderated by
Vivian Louie, Director of the Asian American Studies Center and
Program at Hunter College and Professor of Urban Policy and
Planning.

RSVP WITH THE LINK BELOW
bit.ly/aas1020
Co-sponsored by Hunter College’s English Dept., Sociology Dept., and
The Urban Policy & Planning Dept.

TESTED

TESTED

Curtis Chin, who made the documentary “Vincent Who?” about the murder of Vincent Chin and its continuing relevance today, is in New York filming his latest project, called “Tested,” which follows a group of 8th graders preparing to take the test that will give them the chance to attend one of New York City’s specialized high schools.

Curtis has less than a month to raise $20,000. Help him reach his fundraising goal! Check out the video trailer and if you want to support his project, find out more on his Kickstarter page at http://kck.st/15tsnXP