Curtis Chin – Bio

Curtis Chin has written for shows on ABC, the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon. He has won awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts, and the San Diego Asian American Film Foundation, among others. He has personally toured his first documentary, Vincent Who?, at nearly 400 colleges in four countries and won awards from the National Association for Multicultural Education and the Asian American Justice Center.

As a community activist, he co-founded the Asian American Writers Workshop and Asian Pacific Americans for Progress. In 2008, he served on Barack Obama’s Asian American Leadership Council where he participated in helping the campaign reach out to the AAPI community. He has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, and NPR, and in Newsweek and other media outlets.

He is currently a Visiting Scholar at NYU.

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