C-SPAN interviewed University of Puget Sound Professor Andrew Gomez about the Tacoma Chinese expulsion and reconciliation at Chinese Reconciliation Park on June 4, 2017. The interview will be featured on American History TV on C-SPAN 3 in early August! Students in Prof. Gomez's digital history class developed a website about the 1885 Tacoma Chinese Expulsion: www.tacomamethod.com. Come visit the park and learn more! #Tacoma #ChineseReconciliationPark
A huge thank you to our nearly 200 attendees at this year's annual dinner and auction! 2017 was our most successful year yet! Menu Program View more pictures here. All pictures courtesy of Liz Satterthwaite. View pictures from past dinner auctions here.
Congratulations to our board president Theresa Pan-Hosley for receiving the 2016 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize! The text of her speech can be read below. Learn more about the Tacoma Peace Prize here. Good evening everyone! It is an honor to be here with you all tonight and I am grateful to be here to celebrate what I see as a crucial part of our
Dear members and friends, We are proud to announce the release of the film, "Of Race and Reconciliation," which tells the story of the “Tacoma Method” and our reconciliation effort. KBTC will air the one-hour documentary "Of Race and Reconciliation" on their website. THANKS TO THE DONORS AND SPONSORS Our sincere gratitude to KBTC for the production of the film and all the donors for their generous support and contribution to make this
After a year’s break, the Tacoma Moon Festival is coming back Saturday afternoon in Reconciliation Park on Tacoma’s waterfront. The free festival features lion dancers, Chinese opera, tea, Tibetan beer and more. Read more here.
Enter now to participate in the 2016 Tacoma Moon Festival Photo Contest! Share your photos of the 2016 Tacoma Moon Festival to enter the festival’s photo contest! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram and tag #MoonFestival253. You also can submit photos by email to info@TacomaChinesePark.org. There are three categories: Landscape, Culture and Festival Spirit. The winning photos will appear on the Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation and
Take a look at an old brochure describing the Chinese expulsion and reconciliation process here!
Recently 7th grade students at Sequoyah Middle School in Federal Way completed a unit on the Chinese Expulsion and wrote letters to CRPF board members. The letters can be read here. Thanks to all of the students and teacher Amy Heritage-McDonald for all of your work!
THE JOURNEY TO RECONCILIATION KBTC Documentary Film Project Tells the Story of the "Tacoma Method" and Its Reconciliation Effort For a short sample of the documentary, please click here. The film is now in production with $5,000 in-kind contribution provided by KBTC, and matching CRPF’s contribution of $5,000. Our sincere gratitude to the following donors for their generous support and contribution to make this project possible: Sponsor Level: $10,000 The Russel Family Foundation
The stone lions guarding the Ting were damaged during the weekend of April 21. You can read more about the vandalism from Q13 Fox and KIRO7 News. Board member Lihuang Wung also wrote a report showing before and after photos of the lions. Male lion at installation in 2011 Male lion after vandalism If you