Helen Zia's Writings
San Francisco Chronicle
Why I Will Carry the Olympic TorchNew America Media, Commentary, Helen Zia, Posted: Apr 07, 2008 Editor’s Note: After rowdy protests in Paris and London, San Francisco officials prepare to welcome the Olympic torch in its only North American stop. Bay Area native Helen Zia, author of "Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People," and...
California State Assembly
[Note: Helen Zia was asked by California Assemblymembers Tom Ammiano and John Perez to address the California State Assembly on the importance of recognizing Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in the state of California during its session on June 22, 2009. Helen and five other LGBT leaders in California were also honored in a special ceremony by the...
Helen Zia is the author of Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People, a finalist for the prestigious Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. President Bill Clinton quoted from Asian American Dreams at two separate speeches in the Rose Garden. She...
Causes Helen Zia Supports
Women's Media Center, Asian Women's Shelter, Horizon's Foundation, National Center for Lesbian Rights