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Dear Members and Friends:
We would like to share with you an upcoming event at Asia Society. On September 6th, there will be a special reception, screening, and discussion hosted of the new documentary Abacus: Small Enough to Jail—the latest from award-winning director Steve James that tells the story of one Chinese immigrant family’s fight for justice. Please see more details on the screening below.
"Abacus" One Immigrant Family's Fight for Justice
(Tickets: Asia Society's Members $10; Students/Seniors $12; Nonmembers $15)
Wednesday, September 6 - Reception at 5:30 pm; screening at 6:30 pm followed by a Q&A
A special reception and screening of critically-acclaimed documentary Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, which tells the incredible saga of the Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal Savings Bank in Chinatown, New York, who are forced to defend themselves and their bank’s legacy over the course of a five-year legal battle. Followed by a discussion with the film director Steve James and members of the Sung family.
Please RSVP to Rose Eng
at 718-740-3824 or TheCyberRose@yahoo.com
Rose Eng / Andrew Chang
Co-coordinator of the event
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It was an exciting and action packed debate. Many issues were often drowned out by personal attackes from both candidates. The forum was well organized by APA Voice and the conference room was almost filled to capacity. Each candidate had it's own cheering group.
Thanks to Betty who volunteered at the registration and Rose for bring a group of members and friends as well as Susie got Joe/ Grace Wong and friends to attend. Much appreciation to Jill Sung, CEO, of Abacus Federal Savings Bank with distribution of forum flyers to their customers at her Flushing branch. David was also in attendance.
Eddie was doing simutaneous translation for APA Voice.
A job well done.
Next Step is to Get Out The Votes (GOTV)!