Activities

  • Chapter members participated in a protest against violence on Chinese Americans (news 10/12/2016)
  • Chapter co-sponsored and participated in DC area Chinese American debate on 2016 General Election (news 10/08/2016
  • Chapter members attended the United Chinese Americans (UCA) meeting (09/10/2016 UCA
  • Chapter sent a letter to CA Governor requesting him to veto bill AB 1726 that divides Asian Americans into many subcategories  (07/30/2016)
  • Chapter donated $300 to support Herndon Councilwoman Grace Wolf's reelection (6/19/2016
  • Chapter held a 2016 board and member meeting (meeting minutes, 6/4/2016)
  • Chapter President gave a speech in Government Accountability Office GAO to celebrate AAPI Heritage Month (5/25/2016)
  • Chapter supported AACE to file complaint against Yale, Brown, and Dartmouth on admission discrimination (news 5/23/2016)
  • Chapter appointed Executive Vice President Sam Yan (5/16/2016)
  • Chapter elected new president and new board (4/30/2016)
  • Chapter endorsed Chris Van Hollen (MD) for US Senate (3/30/2016) 
  • Chapter members (as individuals) helped organize the 2-20 event near the Washington Monument demanding equal justice for Asian American police officers Peter Liang (2/20/2016) 
  • "Help Sherry Chen, Help Ourselves" event raised $18,000 (80-20 DC Chapter is the major organizer, 02/16/2016, speech)   
  • Chapter sent "Open Letter: Keep our Commitment to Educational Excellence" to Fairfax County School Board and the Board of Supervisors (12/15/2015).
  • Demonstration in front of Supreme Court to support fair college admission (report, 12/09/2015)
  • Support Fairfax County parents group on Fairfax County School Board Election(11/03/2015 Local Election Day)
  • Support White House Petition to end racial profiling Chinese American Scientist (09/18/2015)
  • Fundraising event for 80-20 SELF Fund (10/17/2015)
  • Support Lindy Li for Congress event (6/28/2015) at Panda Center (invitationvideo)
  • SB Woo gave a keynote speech at USDA on equal opportunity (5/27/2015) (speech, video)
  • Support 64 Asian American organizations to file complaint on discrimination against Asian American students in college admission (5/15/2015) (reportvideoComplaint)
  • 2015 All-hands meeting (02/14/2015) (Meeting Report)
  • Endorse Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (Won!)
  • Letter to Fairfax Times and FCPS on TJ Admission Policy 
  • Robert Sarvis (US Senator Candidate) and Grace Wolf (Herndon Council) spoke in 80-20 Seminar at Annandale High School (Photos, 5/11/2014)
  • Robert Sarvis invited to speak to Asian voters (Photos, at Chantilly HS, 5/4/2014)
  • All-hands meeting photos (Member-only, 4/27/2014), Video.
  • Seminars (4/26/2014 and 4/27/2014)
  • Chapter Board Meeting
    • Meeting Minutes -draft (3/1/2014)
      • Thirty-four members and guests attended the first meeting; 4 guests were from Pennsylvania (expect a PA Chapter soon)
      • The Board meeting appointed secretary, treasurer, committee chairs, and VPs
      • The meeting discussed following items:
        • 1) Bloc-Vote for VA local elections this year
        • 2) Help to defeat SCA 5 and consult 80-20 national leadership for connecting to CA Asian organizations
        • 3) Establish a Facebook/WeChat group for the Chapter
        • 4) Plan for Monthly (or bi-Monthly) Chapter activities
        • 5) Vision for a community-activity center
        • 6) Invite SB Woo to address all the members in April
        • 7) Long Term: work with VA MD legislators to ensure a fair college admission policy
    • Member Only: Pictures.
    • Member Only: Detailed Meeting Minutes.
  • Defeat California SCA 5: Senate Constitution Amendment No. 5 allows race-based college admission.
  • Protest against ABC Jimmy Kimmel Kids Table Show on promoting violence and genocide
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