Join CODEPINK and Massachusetts Peace Action for a China Is Not Our Enemy webinar unpacking the context and consequences of British and U.S. interference in Hong Kong, featuring co-founder of Pivot to Peace and Hong Kong native Julie Tang and Vice President of Veterans for Peace SF Michael Wong. Learn about the region's geopolitics, history, and colonization, all of which are often distorted by Western mainstream media.
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Julie Tang grew up in Hong Kong and is a retired judge of the San Francisco Superior Court and previously, an Assistant District Attorney in San Francisco. Upon retirement in 2015, Judge Tang works as a part-time mediator and a full-time peace activist. In 2017, she helped co-found the ‘Comfort Women” Justice Coalition that built a “Comfort Women” Memorial in San Francisco. Previously, she had co-founded the “Rape of Nanjing” Redress Coalition in 1998. In 2020, she and a group of peace activists co-founded the “Pivot to Peace” organization dedicated to advocating for world peace, in particular, peace between the US and China.
Michael Wong is the Vice President of Veterans For Peace, Chapter 69, San Francisco, and a retired social worker with a Master of Social Work degree. He is published in the anthologies, "Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace," edited by Maxine Hong Kingston, and "Waging Peace in Vietnam," edited by Ron Craver, David Cortright, and Barbara Doherty. He also appeared in the documentary "Sir! No Sir!" about the GI resistance to the Vietnam War.
To learn more or watch past webinars in this series, visit #ChinaIsNotOurEnemy.
Veterans for Peace China Working Group
Pivot to Peace
Coalition Peace Initiative
The People's Forum, NYC