Hong Kong, New York, Garment Industry, Vietnam War, 1961-1975. Racism, Chinatown (New York, N.Y.), Verizon, community, Philanthropy
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2015.048.010 The Family Journey of June Jee

Long-time MOCA supporter and board member June Jee talks about her grandparents and her early life growing up in Hong Kong. After moving to the US in 1964 she discusses growing up in New York’s Chinatown and her family life in the US. She explores instances of racism and her brushes with the Chinatown gangs. She also talks about her career working at Verizon and her community engagement efforts. The conversation is concluded with her discussing her philanthropic efforts and how she sees the Asian American youth involvement in politics.