1 Guest St.
Boston, MA 02135
History, Social Good
This year, our community event focuses on the rich past and uncertain future of local and regional Asian American and Pacific Islander ”affinity neighborhoods,” including Boston and Chicago’s Chinatowns, Little Saigon in Dorchester and other enclaves.
Our panel includes:
* Sothea Chiemruom, executive director of the Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association
* Annie Le, president of the board of Boston Little Saigon
* Penny Lee, co-producer and editor of A Tale of Three Chinatowns
* Andrew Leong, Associate Professor, Philosophy Department, Legal Studies, Latinx and Asian American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Boston
* Angie Liou, executive director of Asian Community Development Corporation
* Danielle Kim, director of Asian Community Fund
* Lisa Mao, director, writer and co-producer of A Tale of Three Chinatowns
GBH President and CEO Jon Abbott offers welcome remarks.
Liz Cheng, GBH’s General Manager for Television, including GBH WORLD, moderates.
Community leaders and filmmakers will discuss the challenges and triumphs of ethnic neighborhoods evolving over the decades and will describe how these vital centers offer tremendous benefits to their greater communities today.
This event will also include selections from A Tale of Three Chinatowns, which will broadcast (May 23rd) on GBH WORLD's series, Local, USA.
Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month event is presented in partnership with WTTW and GBH WORLD.
This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.
This is a hybrid event. You have two ticket options:
Join us in the GBH Studios, located at One Guest Street in Brighton, MA (5:45-8:30pm EDT)
Join the virtual event (6-7:30pm EDT)