Life And Legacy Of Chicago Asian American Advocate Bernada ‘Bernie’ Wong

Bernie Wong
Bernarda Wong, 77, known by many as “Bernie,” passed away early Tuesday morning. She co-founded and led the Chinese American Service League, a common entry point for immigrants seeking assistance with housing, vocational and language training, child care, senior care, and other services. Photos © 2015 Cyrus Dowlatshahi on behalf of The Chicago Community Trust.
Bernie Wong
Bernarda Wong, 77, known by many as “Bernie,” passed away early Tuesday morning. She co-founded and led the Chinese American Service League, a common entry point for immigrants seeking assistance with housing, vocational and language training, child care, senior care, and other services. Photos © 2015 Cyrus Dowlatshahi on behalf of The Chicago Community Trust.

Life And Legacy Of Chicago Asian American Advocate Bernada ‘Bernie’ Wong

Known for her illuminating spirit, Bernada “Bernie” Wong, among her many accomplishments for the Asian American community, built up the Chinese American Service League into one of the Midwest’s most important social service organizations.

Reset brings on Asian American leaders to pay tribute to Wong’s life and legacy.

GUESTS: IL State Rep. Theresa Mah (D-Chicago)

Linda Yu, former ABC7 news anchor

Paul Luu, CEO of Chinese American Service League