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FRESNO– Culture, Heritage and Our Journey Exhibit Opening and Panel Discussion
May 4, 2018 @ 2:30 am – 6:00 am
FRESNO– CHOJ: Culture, Heritage and Our Journey California State Univesrity Fresno Foundation received an Humanities for All Quick Grant for CHOJ: Culture, Heritage, and our Journey, an intergenerational storytelling project that brings together the older generations of Southeast Asians who came as refugees and their more Americanized children. CHOJ will ignite a conversation where the act of remembering bridges intergenerational lives through the sharing of material artifacts, migration stories, memories of homeland, and experiences of resettlement and adjustment in Fresno and the Central Valley. The project includes an exhibit expansion to highlight the experiences of Lao, Khmu, Mien, and Cambodian communities in the region. Exhibit Opening and Panel on May 4, 2018 9:30am – 1pm Join us on May 4 in Fresno as we celebrate the grand opening of CJOH’s exhibit room. We will be joined by members from the Southeast Asian American communities in Fresno. A student panel of 1.5 and second generation Hmong-, Lao-, and Cambodian Americans on intergenerational storytelling. Enjoy art exhibits and historical artifacts, readings by Southeast Asian American students. Opening remarks by CHOJ’s Project Director and Stone Soup Fresno. Free and open to the public. Stone Soup Fresno 1345 E Bulldog Ln Fresno, CA 93710