William F. Lee and Viet Thanh Nguyen receive 2020 Justice in Action awards at AALDEF lunar new year gala
New York City…More than 500 people attended the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) Lunar New Year Gala on Feb. 6 in New York City to honor 2020 Justice in Action Award recipients William F. Lee, partner at WilmerHale, and Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “The Sympathizer.” Cindy Hsu, Emmy Award-winning anchor and reporter at CBS2 New York, and Sree Sreenivasan, Loeb Professor of Digital Innovation at Stony Brook University, were …read more ›
The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) will hold its Lunar New Year Gala and Justice in Action Awards Ceremony on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at Pier Sixty, Chelsea Piers in New York City. The recipients of the 2020 Justice in Action Awards are William F. Lee, partner at WilmerHale, and Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist. Actor BD Wong will deliver a special message for the new year.read more ›
"Soft Power," NYC premiere and talkback with playwright David Henry Hwang - AALDEF theater party Oct. 5
Join us on October 5 for a performance of “Soft Power,” the new musical at the Public Theater by playwright David Henry Hwang, a 1987 AALDEF Justice in Action Award recipient. David will do a post-show talkback for AALDEF ticket holders. “Soft Power” is an exploration of America’s current place in the world, told through an East-West musical from China’s point of view, in which a theater producer from Shanghai forges a powerful bond with Hillary Clinton.read more ›
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