Women’s Space Radio Show with host Elaine B. Holtz and guest Nancy Wang on the Redwood Empire Chinese Association, recorded on 12/17/18, has been uploaded to the web archives. The show was recorded, broadcast and streamed over Radio KBBF 89.1 FM in the NorthBay on Monday 12/17/18 and repeat broadcast and streamed over Radio KPCA 103.3 FM in Petaluma on Wednesday 12/19/18.
The Recording of the show is archived at http://www.womensspaces.com/ArchiveWSKBBF/WSA181217.html
The Redwood Empire Chinese Association
1. Nancy Wang, President and Founder, Redwood Empire Chinese Association
1. Nancy Wang shares her journey from Taiwan to Japan to Santa Rosa in 1977 and what motivated her to found the Redwood Empire Chinese Association (RECA). Nancy describes some of the cultural activities offered at the RECA center open to the public, from dance, to chorus, to Chinese language school. RECA became a 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization and is supported by the members in the communty and donations. Nancy talks about the significance of the present Chinese Year of the Dog that is giving way in February to the Year of the Boar. Every year RECA holds a Chinese New Year Celebration and Benefit at the Veterans Memorial Building in Santa Rosa in which the proceeds fund scholarships for graduating high school seniors of Asian heritage.
About our Guest: Nancy Wang has been involved in many organizations and committees and has served on the Santa Rosa City Council Advisory Committee (CAB) for 15 years. She has been honored with various awards from city, state, federal government both personally and on behalf of the Redwood Chinese Assoc. (RECA). She is the mother of three children and six grandchildren. She is excited that her oldest grandson has started college and soon will begin a new generation to join RECA.
Guest Link: http://www.recacenter.org/
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The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer
Ushering out the Old performed by Dragon Power from the album Chinese New Year (Hot Ideas courtesy of BFM Digital)
Which Side Are You On sung by Bev Grant from the Album We Were There!: Songs of Women’s Labor History (Human Condition Music)