"This is an excuse to celebrate our own history and heritage in the city. It's one way to say historically, Baltimore is also a city of immigrants."
“Baltimore is a city of rich immigrant heritage,” Hsu said. “We want to share and showcase those stories as much as we can.”
“We chose this neighborhood based on the impact we believe we can deliver,”
“We want to acknowledge the stories of the immigrants and their families that have come before us,” Hsu says. “But at the same time, it’s about the entire community coming together and saying, ‘This is who we are now.’”
"The event she’s helped assemble is 'incredible,' he says, 'to bring this many people together.'
“In Baltimore’s forgotten Chinatown, a new festival will celebrate Asian-American history and culture”
"This celebration of music, food, art and culture is an ideal way to bring people together in one of the most historic corridors of Baltimore." Mayor Catherine Pugh
"The triumph here in the historic Chinatown of the city has started a momentum of shared experiences, and the Asian-American presence will not be ignored."