Chinatown’s youth came together around a simple cause and today, after multiple ups and down’s, the CCDC celebrates their pride and strength after 25 years of service.
Last week, the organization celebrated that anniversary with the debut of a new art exhibition, “Made in Chinatown.” Housed at community space 41 Ross, it’ll be open to the public for viewing until September 4th.
The exhibition is comprised of photographs, a short documentary and a model of Chinatown made entirely out of Legos. It focuses on four notable
The exhibit is completely organized by youth
District 6 Supervisor and State Senate candidate Jane Kim, a former youth organizer with CCDC, said that she owes much of her development as a leader and a public servant to the organization. “I learned the power of mentorship and organizing. I learned to fight for what is right, even when faced with insurmountable odds. I learned that one of the most powerful tools for change is love. I can honestly say much of who I am today was ‘Made in Chinatown.”
// 41 Ross, 41 Ross Alley, Thursday-Tuesday from 11-4pm. 41ross.org