First Vote – Documentary and Discussion, Online Event Hosted by the Chinese American Museum DC

Join the Chinese American Museum DC for a discussion about the documentary, First Vote, a character-driven verité documentary about a diverse cross section of politically engaged Chinese American voters. The film weaves individual stories of first-time voting and electoral organizing from the presidential election of 2016 to the 2018 midterms and explores the intersection of immigration, voting rights and racial…

“Pivoting Pathways: Reinventing and Retooling for Successful Careers” Panel Features Ambassador Bloch and Fellow Chinese American Female Leaders

USCET Founding President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch participated as a panelist in the Chinese American Museum’s first webinar event of their Pauline L. Tsui “Women in Leadership” series on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. The series is named in honor of the late Pauline Woo Tsui, founder of the Organization of Chinese American Women (OCAW), of…

Former USCET Intern: Trump’s WeChat ‘ban’ is unconstitutional. A new lawsuit shows why

The Trump administration’s executive order banning WeChat, the popular Chinese social networking platform, caused massive outrage among the Chinese diaspora and business community in the United States. In recent days, the executive order has come under fire for violating the right to receive foreign speech and faced legal challenges. Former USCET intern and practicing Washington…

USCET Advisory Council Members Cooperate to Help Jefferson Healthcare Fight COVID-19

Port Townsend, Washington – home to US-China Education Trust Advisory Council Member Dr. Robert (Bob) Kapp, like much of America, was not well-prepared to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to his friend of many years, another USCET Advisory Council member Changan Tien  and the latter’s generosity, Port Townsend’s only hospital – Jefferson Healthcare (JHC) became better…

Watch Free Films! DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival with USCET Administrator and the Festival Director, David Yao. Begin watching now until May 31st: https://www.apafilm.org/. Letter from the Festival Director Welcome to the 20th Anniversary of the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival. Through film, we connect with the creative imagination, thoughts, and…

Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Commemorate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with us this May, as we recognize the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans to American society and mark their service as bridges of understanding between the US and China. In this Asian Pacific Heritage Month, USCET salutes the Asian Americans who have enriched our programs over the years, in particular…

Berger Memorial Fellowship Launched at Peking University

The late Honorable “Sandy” Berger, former National Security Advisor to President Bill Clinton, demonstrated a strong commitment to balancing competition with collaboration between the United States and China, even when the obstacles seemed insurmountable. USCET believes that people-to-people ties have long lasting impact that can help build a more constructive bilateral relationship. USCET, therefore, has…