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Press Release: Commerce Secretary Gary Locke Reflects on His Personal Political Journey, Exhorts More Asian Americans to Take Up Public Service

Offers advice for future generation at Committee of 100 annual conference (New York—May 12, 2011)—United States Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke today addressed the 20th Annual Conference of Committee of 100, an organization of leading Chinese Americans. Reflecting upon his

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Press Release: The Committee of 100 Presents The 74th U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson, Jr. With “Leadership Award for Advancing U.S.-China Relations”

(New York City, NY–May 12, 2011)— Today, the Committee of 100, a leadership organization of Chinese Americans, presented its “Leadership Award for Advancing U.S.-China Relations” to Henry M. Paulson Jr, the 74th Treasury Secretary of the United States. The Award

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Press Release: Governor Chris Christie Highlights New Jersey’s Competitive Advantage for Global Companies

(New York, NY–May 12, 2011)— Governor Chris Christie today highlighted New Jersey’s competitive advantage as a destination and marketplace for global companies during his keynote address at the 20th Annual Conference of Committee of 100, a leadership organization of Chinese

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Committee Co-sponsors “New Yorkers for Japan” Benefit for March 11 Earthquake and Tsunami Victims

  On March 31, the Committee joined the Japanese American Association of New York, the Japan Society, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, and other Asian American groups in sponsoring a benefit at Circle in New York City to raise funds

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Committee Joins Coalition for a National Museum of the American People

  In January, the Committee of 100 became one of the more than 130 organizations endorsing the establishment of a National Museum of the American People.  The Museum would be devoted to telling the story of the many peoples who

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1882 Project Puts Historic Chinese Exclusion Policy in Spotlight

  The Committee of 100 has joined the Steering Committee of the 1882 Project, a national initiative to educate Americans about the history and lessons of the historic Chinese Exclusion policy, first enacted by the U.S. Congress in 1882 specifically

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The Committee Briefs 112th Congress on U.S.-China Relations

In advance of the much-anticipated state visit of Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Committee of 100 presented a standing-room-only briefing on U.S.-China relations on January 11 at the Cannon House Office Building on Capitol Hill. The briefing was intended to

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C100 Represented at White House AAPI Initiative Summit in Silicon Valley

Committee of 100 board director Doreen Woo Ho represented the Committee of 100 at a summit on entrepreneurship hosted by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on January 7 at Microsoft’s campus in Mountain View, California.

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C100 Regional Activities

September 2010 | By Jane Leung Larson A dinner held in honor of visiting Committee of 100 Chairman John Chen was hosted by member Tim Chen, President of NBA China, in Beijing on August 30. Chairman Chen updated guests on

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Committee of 100 Issues Statement Supporting Confirmation of U.S. District Court Nominee Edward Chen

August 2010 | By Jane Leung Larson The Committee of 100 issued a statement on July 29 in support of the confirmation of U.S. District Court nominee Edward Chen: “We call on the Senate to confirm Judge Chen. If confirmed,

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U.S. Appeals Court Nominee Goodwin H. Liu Supported for Confirmation by Committee of 100

April-June 2010 | By Jane Leung Larson On May 26, the Committee of 100 issued a statement in support of U.S. Senate confirmation of Goodwin H. Liu, whom President Obama has nominated for the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit,

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C100 One of Nine Organizations Denouncing Racial, Ethnic Statements in Lawsuit against JM Eagle

April-June 2010 | By Jane Leung Larson On April 15, the Committee of 100 joined eight other Asian American, Jewish, African American and Hispanic groups in issuing an open letter criticizing the repeated use of “gratuitous references to Asian ethnicity”

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C100 Regional Activities

April – June 2010 | By Jane Leung Larson China-based Committee members hosted C-100 members from the U.S. on May 13 in Beijing at the Xihe Yayuan Restaurant.  Joining the group were special guests including Richard Buangan, Deputy Press Spokesman

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C100 Regional Activities

March 2010 | By Jane Leung Larson Southern California Committee members met with Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) Executive Director Eddie Wong and Board Chair Buck Gee on February 22 at the Panda Restaurant Group Headquarters. They spoke about

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