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The Chinese Historical Society of America and the Innovation Hangar Present

14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark & Vanessa Lopez

October 22 at 4:00pm

The documentary film 14: Dred Scott, Wong Kim Ark & Vanessa Lopezexplores the recurring question about who has the right to be an American citizen. 14 examines the citizenship clause of the 14th Amendment through compelling personal stories and expertly-told history. Under the Fourteenth Amendment,“All persons born or naturalized in the United States, and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of the State wherein they reside.”


What is the Innovation Hangar?

Located in the iconic Palace of Fine Arts, the new Innovation Hangar (“iHangar”) a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization celebrates the innovative spirit that defines the Bay Area. Open to the public, the 120,000-square-foot social innovation space is designed to be an epicenter of learning and exploration. Innovation Hangar features exhibits, workshops, community events, educational programming for students, and open workspaces for entrepreneurs and inventors.


Chinese Historical Society of America Museum (CHSA)

CHSA is the oldest organization in the country dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of the social, cultural and political history and contributions of the Chinese in America. CHSA promotes the contributions and legacy of the Chinese in America through its exhibitions, publications, and educational and public programs in the Museum and Learning Center. We are housed in the landmark Julia Morgan-designed Chinatown YWCA building at 965 Clay Street, San Francisco.

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