June 27 - I was fortunate to be invited as a speaker by Mary Connors and Dr. Sung Kim and meet the National Korean Studies Seminar held at the Korean Cultural Center in Los Angeles. I enjoyed meeting the educators both Korean and non-Korean. People came to NKSS from Hawaii, Chicago, Michigan and many other places. This is a wonderful group who made the largest Gimbop I have ever seen. Chef Rock Hoon Kim came from Seoul to teach how to make a Party Gimbop - how cool was that!!
I wish I had more time to share the legacy of Dosan Ahn Chang Ho and his family. I highlighted a few of the many experiences the Ahn family encountered as basically the first Korean American family. I mentioned my halmoni Helen Ahn, Philip Ahn and my mother Susan Ahn Cuddy. I barely got into their stories. Is complicated to share the full story of the 140 year legacy which is filled with so many stories in 30 minutes. I opened up a few eyes with the information I was able to tell. I am grateful for this opportunity and appreciate all the attendees and the organizers for this meeting of good people. Education and knowledge are a constant in improving our lives.
I will be building this page trying to provide information and support about my talk today amd more about the Ahn and Cuddy legacy. If anyone from NKSS has any questions or comments please feel free to contct me. Cheers! email@example.com
Link to NKSS
First ever Woman Gunnery Officer in US Armed Forces
SAC campaigned for Obama at UCLA
Dosan's 80th Death Day - March 10th
In Honor of Dosan Ahn Chang Ho's 80th Death Day, the Education for Social Justice Foundationand SF Korean School have invited me to presnt a talk about San Francisco's important role in Dosan's Legacy. Saturday March 10, 2018 at 4pm. Click on image for link to more information.
Dosan Inducted to International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Atlanta, Georgia January 6, 2012
Dosan's footprints became part of the International Civil Rigths Walk of Fame in Atlanta on January 6, 2012 at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site.
International Civil Rights Walk of Fame Atlanta, Georgia 2012
The Trumpet Awards Foundation selected Dosan Ahn Chang Ho as a 2012 Inductee to the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame in Atlanta, Georgia. The ceremony took place at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site on January 6th, 2102. Dosan is the first Asian from the Far East to be inducted. He is being recognized for his contributions to improve society throughout his life by fighting for human and civil rights during the end of Choson Dynasty Korean feudalism and the Japanese Occupation of Korea in the early 20th century. His work in America with immigration and labor issues for Koreans is also recognized. His efforts reflect the same spirit as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Gandhi. There are many great humanitarians recognized at the Walk of Fame for their fight for justice and equality for all.
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