the search for alice wong

Is your name Alice Wong? Do you know someone named Alice Wong?

The Fred Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education will be honoring a series of Asian American and Pacific Islander civil rights heroes in January. They're desperately trying to track down Alice Wong, great granddaughter of Wong Kim Ark, the San Francisco native and plaintiff in a landmark 1898 Supreme Court case that re-affirmed birthright citizenship.

Here's a 1998 article about Alice and her great grandfather's case: The Progeny of Citizen Wong.

If you are THE Alice Wong the Korematsu Institute is looking for, or if you know how they can reach her, please email info@korematsuinstitute.org. Spread the word.

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