March 3, San Francisco, Building the Next American Revolution: A Celebration and Tribute to Grace Lee Boggs
Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Chinese Culture Center, 750 Kearny Street, 3rd Floor (in the Hilton Hotel), San Francisco, CA 94108
Ticket price: $5-$20 sliding scale. Purchase tickets in advance online.
Grace Lee Boggs, will reflect on Asian American activism and our movement during the current political times and key issues affecting the world today.
Born in 1915 to Chinese immigrants, Grace is a long-time activist and writer who has committed over 70 years of her life to building a movement for social change. She is a legendary figure in the civil rights and Black power movement. Now 96, she continues to devote her life to developing new young leaders and a vision for the 21st century.
Program will include cultural performances, long-time friend and actor Danny Glover and co-author Scott Kurashige.
Reception and book signing will follow.
Main sponsor: Chinese Progressive Association.
Event co-sponsors (in alphabetical order).*
Asian Law Caucus
Chinese for Affirmative Action
Chinese Culture Center
Chinese Community Development Center
Movement Strategy Center
*This is an incomplete list.