The Ging Hawk Club started as off as a Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) affiliated organization that was founded in the 1929 by Social worker Theodora Chan. The club, whose name literally means “striving for knowledge,” was created for Chinese women in college and was meant as a place where they could meet like-minded women. The club had 5-6 members when it started and peaked at 25-30 members during its heyday. The club organized social and cultural activities also raised money to help China and the US fight the Japanese during WWII. The club remained active until the 1960s.
Countdown to the TCS NYC Marathon on November 3, 2019: 216 Days.
2019年是美国第一条横贯大陆铁路建成150周年，为了纪念第一批华人来美建设这条铁路所做出的巨大贡献， MOCA将其2019 TCS NYC Marathon的活动命名为 MOCA Spike 150 – Running Forward With Our Stories！ 鼓励大家通过马拉松公益跑，全国线上接力，以及一天一个故事的方式讲述150个华人的历史故事，敬请大家持续关注， 讲出华人自己的故事，回顾过去，立足现在，展望未来，共同书写美国历史，使之更加充实完整。