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PRESS ADVISORY: NEW EXHIBITION ON THE HISTORY OF CHINESE AMERICAN WOMEN OPENS NEXT WEEK

For Immediate Release 
22 July 2008

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Hope Chu | OCA Senior Communications Manager | 202 223 5500 | hchu@ocanational.org
Nikki Emser | National Women’s History Museum | 703 461 1920 | programdirector@nwhm.org

Chinese American Women: A History of Resilience and Resistance opens Friday, August 1, 2008, in Washington, DC

WHO OCA and the National Women’s History Museum

WHAT Opening of Chinese American Women: A History of Resilience and Resistance, a cyberexhibition on the history of Chinese American Women in the United States. Speaking: Ginny Gong, OCA National President, and Joan Wages, President of NWHM.

WHEN 11.00 AM, Friday, August 1, 2008

WHERE OCA National Convention at the Hilton Washington, 1919 Connecticut Ave, Washington DC (Exhibit Hall)

Join us for the opening of a new exhibition on the history of Chinese American women during their first hundred years in the United States. The exhibit reveals the strength and resilience that characterized these women as they adjusted to the challenges in their new lives and reflects on the contributions they made to American society and culture.

The National Women’s History Museum (NWHM), founded in 1996, is dedicated to honoring women’s many contributions to our nation. NWHM is online at http://www.nwhm.org .


Founded in 1973 as the Organization of Chinese Americans, OCA is a national organization dedicated to the social, political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans in the United States. OCA is online at http://www.ocanational.org.

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