Andrew Yeh – Toronto

By August 22, 2016Toronto Lecture
A 30-Year Movement for Taiwan
Andrew Yeh
Andrew Yeh was born in Shulin and graduated from Taipei Medical University. Upholding the spirit of the Presbyterian Church, “suffering with those who suffered”, he started volunteering in Nantou since he was 17, contributing to public health services. In his 20s, he also participated in various social movements, including democratic reforms, environmental movements, and peasant movements. He has captured precious moments in the history of Taiwan for 30 years. His pictures witnessed the beginning of Taiwan’s reform and transformation, and changes in politics, human rights, and social values. After immigrating to Toronto in 1994, he joined Taiwan Association and actively participated in movements for overseas Taiwanese, including UN, WHO for Taiwan. In 1999, he became the President of Taiwanese Canadian Association of Toronto. In 2000, he became the President of Taiwanese-Canadian Association, and established World Taiwanese Congress with overseas Taiwanese leaders from all over the world. In 2011, he became the president of World Federation of Taiwanese Associations in Panama.
Location: Lakeside Terrace 28th Aug. / 1:00 - 2:00 pm

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