TACL Stands with the AAPI Community: Watters and Fox News’ Tongue-in-Cheek “Humor” is a Cloak for Racism


TACL Stands with the AAPI Community: Watters and Fox News’ Tongue-in-Cheek “Humor” is a Cloak for Racism By: Jacqui Wu, TACL President In a recent Fox News segment, “Watters’ World,” host Jesse Watters conducted “man on the street” interviews with individuals in New York City’s Chinatown. While “Watters’ World” is known for its attempts at comedy, the interviews in this particular segment consisted of questions that TACL, like many other groups,
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Election Day is Nov 8th


Election Day is Nov 8th By: TACL Citizenship Team Austin Ko, TACL Citizenship Director; Charles Pan, former TAP-NY President; Jeff Shieh, PIP Director; Crystal Tang, former TAP-NY Internal Vice President; Victor J Wang, TAP-NY Advocacy Chair; Jacqui Wu, TACL President Election Day is upon us and we would like to encourage all TACL friends and family to get to the polls and exercise your right to vote – remember the A (for American) in TACL! Below
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Chapter Update: 6 Highlights from the TAP-ATX Night Market


Chapter Update: 6 Highlights from the TAP-ATX Night Market By: Jack Huang, TAP-ATX Social Media Chair TAP-ATX hosted its first ever Night Market event at the Asian American Resource Center (AARC) on August 20, 2016. Despite the rainy weather, the turnout was amazing with approximately 1500 people showing up to the event. It was a night to remember with plenty to do and people to meet! Didn’t make it? Don’t worry, here are 6 highlights for you to
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TACL 2016 September Convention in Boston


TACL 2016 September Convention in Boston By: George Liao, TACL Director of Membership and Technology Labor Day weekend is often described as the last weekend of the summer here in the United States. Many groups of friends and families around the country will take advantage of the long weekend to travel a bit and see the country. Others will stay home and enjoy the weather and maybe host a BBQ or have some friends over. With TACL, we’re not too di
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Program Update: PIP 2016 Recap


Program Update: PIP 2016 Recap By: Jeff Shieh, PIP Director This past August, TACL’s Political Internship Program (PIP) celebrated its successful relaunch in Los Angeles, where the program started 24 years ago. With an intimate closing ceremony that featured a keynote speech by Congresswoman Judy Chu, a long-time friend of the Taiwanese American community, this year’s program proudly recognized the achievements of its three interns. Here is a sho
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Chapter Update: TAP-NY Olympics – A Rio Analysis


Chapter Update: TAP-NY Olympics – A Rio Analysis By: Alex Shih, TAP-NY President On a cool summer day in August, TAP-NY held one of our biggest events of the year – the annual TAP Olympics. The event pitted teams of four (each team had to have at least one woman) against each other in games testing strength, mental fortitude, and teamwork. After weeks of preparation, the event went off without a hitch, and we built our community and c
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CHAPTER UPDATE: 8 Things You Need to Know About TAP-SF’s Epic Camping Trip


CHAPTER UPDATE: 8 Things You Need to Know About TAP-SF’s Epic Camping Trip By: Stephanie Sung, TAP-SF President On June 3rd, TAP-SF and 35 members took on Lassen Volcanic National Park for our inaugural camping trip. Many came from far and wide – shoutouts to relentless friends who trekked to Lassen from Oregon, Los Angeles, and San Diego. With a U-Haul truck full of food and supplies, we embarked on an active weekend of food and fast frien
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CHAPTER UPDATES: TAP-LA Gathers Entrepreneurs and Investors at the 1st Annual Taiwan-US Investment Conference


CHAPTER UPDATES: TAP-LA Gathers Entrepreneurs and Investors at the 1st Annual Taiwan-US Investment Conference By: Jeanette Low, TAP-LA President Memorial Day Weekend marked one to remember for the Taiwanese American community in Los Angeles. The Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles (TACC) and the Taiwanese American Chamber of Commerce Junior Chapter (TJC), co-presented by TAP-LA, held our inaugural Taiwan-US Investment Conference
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Chapter Update: 6 Ways TAP-Austin Was Jammin’ @SXSW with TAP Jam


Chapter Update: 6 Ways TAP-Austin Was Jammin’ @SXSW with TAP Jam By: Erica Liu, TAP-Austin President Every March, SXSW takes over downtown Austin with one of the largest music festivals to showcase music from various genres and countries. SXSW hosted an official “Taiwan Beats” night, where we got to listen to the entire lineup from Taiwan. To increase exposure for these artists, TAP-Austin hosted a separate day-show, TAP JAM. Here are the 6 ways
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