Thursday, July 19th. Monthly general meeting start at 7:30 PM at the Chinatown Public Safety Association in Chinatown. Located at 823 N. Hill Street between Alpine and College Streets. We welcome your input and thoughts on pressing issues regarding the portrayal of Asian Americans in print, radio, television and movies. Among the issues we will be discussing are:
-Communications with Jay Leno about guest Chelsea Handler’s offensive comments on Angelina Jolie’s adopted Vietnamese son. (See a copy of our press release at www.myspace.com/manaala)
-One of MANAA’s scholarship winners being a contestant on Fox’s “On the Lot” and using Asian American actors in every one of her film shorts!