10 Most Important Events of T. A. Community in 2017:
The voting results by T.A. individuals are shown in the table below in the order of decreasing importance:
- The Petition by many Taiwanese American Organizations: Using “Taiwan” as part of the name of Taiwan Government offices in the U. S. “
- Ted Lieu of CA called upon U.S. Census Bureau to include “TAIWANESE” Check box on Census 2020 Form.
- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen visited Houston and San Francisco on Jan. 9 and Jan. 14, 2017.
- House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed “Taiwan Travel ACT” on 10/12/2017
- UN for Taiwan (台灣加入聯合國大遊行) New York, NY on 09/16/2017
- Many of T.A. together placed an advertisement in the Liberty Times （自由時報）to support Dr. Kuo’ Group for Retaining their management of Formosa Television Inc. （民視）
- Taiwanese American has the highest education level among Asia Americans and Pacific Islands ( 台美族教育程度最高 ) report by Washington Center of Equitable Growth.
- A large number of T. A. organizations sponsored various activities, such as exhibitions, concerts, seminars, etc. in memory of 70th anniversary of “ 228 Incident” 2017
- 17-year-old Karen Chen (陳楷雯) of Fremont, CA, won gold at 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
- Independent Day Parade in Washington D.C. 07/04/2017