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 May 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..


Join Us For Our Gala Awards + Screening Premiere at CAAMFest Saturday March 14th!

The 1990 Institute’s inaugural 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.


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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China in the News

China Tightens Grip on Internet
January 30, 2015

New York Times Jan 30, 2015 See Entire Article

Exploring a New Role: Peacemaker in Afghanistan
January 18, 2015

New York Times Jan 14, 2015 — See Article

Inside a Chinese Test-Prep Factory
January 5, 2015

New York Times Magazine Jan 4, 2015 on Chinese Education — See Article

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Mon Feb 23 | INSIDE ALIBABA: Globalizing China’s Largest Internet Company

  TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT  (they sold out early on Thursday Feb 19).  | Advance ticket holders only.  No door sales or walk-ins permitted.   Please join us for an intimate conversation with 1990 Institute Board Member, Brian Wong, Alibaba … Continued

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