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Chinese Cultural Institutions

Collected by: San Francisco Public Library

Archived since: Feb, 2019

Description:

Archive of web sites selected by the San Francisco Public Library that focus on preserving and showcasing the Chinese-American cultural institutions of San Francisco. Website captures began in 2019 and are ongoing. Selected sites include political, social, historical, and cultural organizations, as well as web sites that highlight the contributions San Franciscans of Chinese descent have made to the city. Most sites are in English, although some include Chinese text, or have alternative language versions available.

Subject:   Society & Culture

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Title: Community Youth Center of San Francisco

URL: http://www.cycsf.org

Description: Homepage of Community Youth Center. Founded in 1970 to serve the at-risk youth population of San Francisco's Chinatown. CYC has since expanded to also serve other low-income and high need youth populations in the city, offering academic counseling, employment services, substance abuse services, technological training, and other forms of support.

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Subject:   Youth centers Community centers

Title: Pacific Heritage Museum

URL: http://www.sanfranciscobay.com/museums/pacific-heritage-museum/

Description: Homepage of the Pacific Heritage Museum. In addition to documenting the history of the building itself, which was once the US Branch Mint and was built on the site where the US Subtreasury Building once stood, the Pacific Heritace Museum site documents the history of the people living in the geographic area known as the Pacific Rim.

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Subject:   Pacific Heritage Museum

Title: Chinatown San Francisco

URL: http://www.sanfranciscochinatown.com

Description: Web sites detailing the history, attractions, and culture of San Francisco's Chinatown, the oldest Chinatown in North America.

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Subject:   Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.)

Title: Chinese New Year Festival & Parade

URL: https://chineseparade.com

Description: An archive of web sites dedicated to the annual Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco, including the history of the parade, a selection of parade photographs, and a list of events happening in conjunction with the parade.

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Subject:   Chinese New Year

Title: Chinese Historical Society of America Museum

URL: https://chsa.org

Description: The Chinese Historical Society of America's web site featuring its museum, community, events, bulletin, and exhibits past and present.

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Subject:   Chinese Historical Society of America

Title: Chinese Progressive Association

URL: https://cpasf.org

Description: Web site of the Chinese Progressive association, which educates, organizes and empowers the low income and working class immigrant Chinese community in San Francisco to build collective power with other oppressed communities.

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Subject:   Chinese Progressive Association

Title: Chinese Cultural Center of San Francisco

URL: https://www.cccsf.us

Description: The Chinese Cultural Center of San Francisco's web site promotes its publications, exhibits, and unique programs such as intervention, public art, education and other programs focusing on community engagement. Site includes event calendar, supporters, an artists' network, and blog.

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Subject:   Art centers Community centers

Title: Wu Yee Children's Services

URL: https://www.wuyee.org

Description: Homepage of Wu Yee Children'sServices, which was founded in 1977 to assist new immigrants to San Francisco's Chinatown with child development. Since then, the organization has expanded to serve a wide variety of communities in San Francisco and is the city's largest provider of Early Head Start.

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Subject:   Child development

Title: Chinatown YMCA

URL: https://www.ymcasf.org/locations/chinatown-ymca

Description: Archive of the Chinatown YMCA's web sites, including a list of available classes, facilites, and staff at the time the site was captured, and is intended to preserve the intent and philosophy of the organization.

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Subject:   Young Men's Christian Association (San Francisco, Calif.)

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