Activism Excursion: The Power of Representation

Hailed by some as a watershed moment for Asian representation in Hollywood, Crazy Rich Asians was this summer’s breakout -- albeit controversial -- hit. Now, New York Times reporter Sarah Maslin Nir sits down with comedian Ronny Chieng, who played Eddie in the film and also serves as a senior correspondent on The Daily Show. They will be joined by Congresswoman Grace Meng, who represents much of Queens, and is the first Asian-American member of Congress from New York State. In this latest edition of Only in New York, Meng and Chieng join Nir for a conversation about their individual journeys -- and the growing power and presence of Asian Americans in national politics, media, and culture.  

When: Wednesday, February 20, 7:30pm – 8:30pm

Where: Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Ave at 103rd St.

If you are interested please sign up in the Social Action Suite, Kelly 203, by Monday Feb. 18th 

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