Don’t Miss Our China Now Teachers Workshop – August 3-4, 2015

The theme for this years workshop will be “Modern China Through the Lens of Protest and Social Change”. Click here to read more and apply.

Special: Travel Fellowship for Teachers from Hawaii

Four travel fellowships of $1200 each to the 2015 Teachers Workshop are available to teachers teaching in Hawaii. Apply immediately if you qualify!

Enter the $ 5K China Now Lesson Plan Contest – Due Sept. 30, 2015

Don’t miss winning our China Now Lesson Plan Contest with a maximum prize of $1,000! Read more about the rules and how to enter now..


Meet our March 2015 Winners. Get Ready for Our 2016 Contest!

The 1990 Institute’s national online video contest, Youth Voices on China (YVOC), encourages U.S. middle school, high school and college students to think more broadly about U.S.-China relations and seek balanced viewpoints. Stay tuned for our 2nd annual contest and our 2016 kickoff this October 2015.


Latest Video About the 1990 Institute

The 1990 Institute was founded by a San Francisco Bay Area group of prominent academic, business, and community leaders. We are a non-political, 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to broaden understanding and build trust between the people of the United States and China through education, philanthropy and collaboration.

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