Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation’s 2018 Gala
Thursday, April 19, 2018, 6-9 PM
Hyatt Regency, 5 Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA 94111

The Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation will hold its Immigrant Heritage Award ceremony.  The theme: "Closing the Door on Exclusion, Opening the Door to Inclusion"


  • The Honorable Mazie K. Hirono - U.S. Senator from Hawaii & Advocate for Family Immigration
  • Kathy Ko Chin, Felicia Lowe, Dan Quan - Visionaries
  • C.C. and Regina Yin - Community Leaders and Philanthropists

More information: https://www.aiisf.org/about/events/annual-benefit

On April 28, 2018, the California Historical Society of Southern California is honoring outstanding accomplishments of Chinese Americans in Southern California.  I'm the exception being from Northern California.  Their Golden Spike Award theme for 2018 is "Storytellers, Part II" - storytellers who have a documented subjects and experiences in a visual medium; photography, film and video. 

These are the Southern Ca. awardees:  Pamela Tom, Arthur Dong, Rene Tajima-Pena and Visual Communications

Venue:  Ocean Seafood Restaurant, 750 N. Hill St., L.A.. CA 90012
More info:  chssc@hotmail.com

May 29, 2018,  California Genealogical Society, Chinese American Day
Keynote speaker

More details to come.