• President: Nancy Lo
  • VP: Jack Meng
  • Secretary: Lilin Wang
  • Treasurer: Lilin Wang

Recent News and Events

2014 APHAFIC Summer Meeting

At 2:00pm on Sunday, August 17, 2014, APHAFIC will host the annual Summer Meeting at the San Diego Chinese Historical Society and Museum Archive and Learning Center at 541 B Second Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101. This year's meeting will feature a speech by Dr. Hua-Ling Hu "Minnie Vautrin: The American Goddess of Mercy at the Rape of Nanking." She will also be signing her copies of her books. For reservation, please contact the museum at 619-338-9888. For more information see flyer here. Alternate flyer.

Point Loma History Awards Banquet

Ten Point Loma High School students of history class of Mr. Patrick McElhaney, Social Studies Department, Point Loma High School, were recognized for essays they wrote about their reflection after watching the movie "Nanking" at the 9th Annual Point Loma History Awards Banquet at Bali Hai Restaurant in the evening of June 4th, 2014. For more information click here.

APHAFIC Twelfth Annual Meeting

This year's Annual Meeting took place at 6:30pm on May 17th at the China Max Restaurant at 4698 Convoy St., San Diego, CA. Featured speaker M. Betty Tom Chu delivered a talk entitled "My Experiences With Limited Chinese American Participation in U.S. Politics." The talk covered the processes and importance of the issues related to the World War II Monument honoring American and Chinese participation, the Comfort Women statute, and others. Contact was Mary Yan-Lee at 858-484-4385 or at yanoe@hotmail.com prior to May 14th. For more information, click here for flyer and a summary.

APHAFIC Winter Meeting 2014

The APHAFIC Winter meeting was held on Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 10:30am - 12:30pm at the La Jolla/Riford Branch Library, 7555 Draper Ave in La Jolla. The guest sepaker was be Murray Lee, curator of Chinese American History at the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, who spoke on the "Chinese-American Veterans of the Yangtze River Patrol and Asiatic Fleet." Click here for more information on the event. Meeting Flyer.

1213 Volunteer Program

During the Double Tenth Day banquet in late November, 2013, Ms. Yuan Jan-Pin, a retired professor Tianjin University in China, introduced the 1213 volunteer program to Nancy Lo. The primary mission of the program is to recruit volunteers to seek old soldiers (the youngest are older than 90 years old) who fought during Word War II. To read their story and the details of the event, click here.

For information about the dedication ceremony at the Sonoma State University Holocaust & Genocide Memorial Grove Rohnery Park and the Haoqi Long Epic event, click here.