Q&A with Our Supporter, Jean B. Chan
1. When did you get involved with this organization?
2. What attracted you to the cause?
I believe educating the public, especially young people, about the atrocities committed against the Asian people by the Japanese Imperial Forces is very important.
3. What attracted you to this organization in particular?
Jenny Chan, the ED of PAE, is dedicated to the causes as stated above.
4. What are your activities and what do they involve?
I give talks about my experiences in WWII during the Japanese invasion of China.
5. What motivates you to stay involved?
The more the people understand what really happened to the Chinese and other Asian peoples during the Japanese invasion of China and other Asian countries, the more we can pressure Japan to own up to its war history and make a formal governmental apology and make formal reparations to the Chinese and other Asian peoples.
6. In your opinion, what is the most important work that this organization does?Educating the young people of the history of WWII in Asia.
7. Why do you donate?
To help PAE thrive.
8. Of what contribution or achievement are you most proud?
I am not proud of anything in this area. We have a long way to go.
9. What do you hope the organization will achieve in the near future? In the long term?
To educate more young people.
10. Do you have an anecdote about this cause/organization that really moved you? I am impressed by the dedication of the college interns.
11. What other organizations or causes do you support?
I support the Rape of Nanking Redress Coalition, the Mathematical Association of America, the Marin Chinese Cultural Association, the Asian Scholarship Fund, the Asian American Alliance of Marin, etc.
12. Do you have a message to share?
Best wishes to PAE, and I wish more people will donate to PAE so PAE can do more good to humanity.
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