The Commemoration of the Chinese Massacre of 1871
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 | 7:00pm PDT
On Tuesday, October 24th, the Chinese American Museum will host our Annual Commemoration of the Los Angeles Chinese Massacre of 1871, in remembrance of the eighteen lives lost during the tragedy.
Join us online or in-person at 7:00pm PDT, where we will be featuring remarks from keynote speaker Dr. José Zapata Calderón, a recognized author, activist, and professor. He will be addressing race and discrimination in today’s volatile social climate. Additionally, FCAM Board Chair Dr. Gay Yuen, will lead our annual candlelight vigil, followed by the traditional Chinese bowing ceremony to honor the spirits of the victims of the massacre.
Registration is required beforehand, for both in-person and virtual attendees. Click here to register today.
A Special thanks to El Pueblo and California Humanities for their support of this event.
**Since 2010, FCAM has set aside dedicated this day in remembrance of this solemn moment in American history with an event to commemorate the lives lost during this historical tragedy, while serving as a safe space for the reflection of contemporary issues involving race and xenophobia.