“Every time we come together, we win.” Alison Budschalow
Activist Songbook is in development by composer Byron Au Yong and writer Aaron Jafferis

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Research and development began as part of (ex)CHANGE: History Place Presence, a project of Asian Arts Initiative,

Funding for (ex)CHANGE: History Place Presence was provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia

Additional Support comes from Montalvo Arts Center and Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

Activist Songbook
Projects with Similar Aims
Information about Vincent Chin
Organizations of People Interviewed
Bay Area: Asian American Recovery Services, California History Center, Civil Liberties Public Education Fund, Life Is Living Festival, National Coalition for Redress/Reparations, Nihonmachi Outreach Committee, San Jose Taiko, SpeakOut Institute for Democratic Education and Culture, The Living Word Project, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, YouthSpeaks

Philadelphia: Asian Americans United, Asian Arts Initiative, Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia, FACTS Charter School, Girls Rock Philly, National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum, New Sanctuary Movement, PA Governor’s Advisory Commission on APA Affairs, Pan-Asian American Community House, VietLead

New Haven: CT CORE Organize Now!, CT Students for a Dream, Justice for Jayson, People Against Police Brutality, Unidad Latina en Acción

Seattle: Asian Counseling and Referral Services, Asian Pacific Islander Coalition, Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, International Community Health Services, International Examiner

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