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 Post subject: Turmoil at the Asian Cultural Center in Oakland
PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2001 7:46 am 
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What a mess:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR><B>Nasty stuff behind firing of director <BR>Asian Cultural Center in Oakland torn apart</B><P>Chip Johnson, SF Chronicle<P>Oakland -- The other shoe dropped at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center yesterday when two board members accompanied by an attorney walked into the downtown center and summarily fired the center's executive director.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/07/19/MNE166461.DTL" TARGET=_blank><B>More</B></A>


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 Post subject: Re: Turmoil at the Asian Cultural Center in Oakland
PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2001 7:47 am 
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And who loses out?<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>... the 220 kids who are served by the dance and learning programs at the center will have nowhere to go. That kind of defeats the whole point, doesn't it?<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


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 Post subject: Re: Turmoil at the Asian Cultural Center in Oakland
PostPosted: Sat Jul 21, 2001 8:18 am 
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Not to mention the dance professionals employed there to teach those kids. How will they pay their exorbitant rent next month without that income.<P>Worse and worse...


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 Post subject: Re: Turmoil at the Asian Cultural Center in Oakland
PostPosted: Sat Jul 28, 2001 9:25 am 
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From <B>Asian teens stand up for their beliefs</B> by Chip Johnson of the San Francisco Chronicle:<P> <BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>About 50 teenagers picketed the Oakland Asian Cultural Center yesterday, protesting the firing of the agency's executive director and most of its staff.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P><A HREF="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2001/07/28/MNE103344.DTL" TARGET=_blank><B>more...</B></A>


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