Here at our CUSEF blog, we share news, updates and stories about China and the United States. We provide more than a cursory glimpse of what’s going on between the two powers - here, we offer an in-depth look into their current state of affairs.

News Highlights
Meeting in the Middle: China and the U.S. Pledge to Cooperate on Climate Change
2021-05-03
China and the United States have pledged to tackle climate change together by unveiling efforts of collaboration in executing new carbon goals to offset the carbon footprint. [Photo credit: Gulf News]
China and the United States have pledged to tackle climate change together by unveiling efforts of collaboration in executing new carbon goals to offset the carbon footprint. [Photo credit: Gulf News]
People are encouraged by the future of China-U.S. relations that could very well be shaped around climate change. The common obstacle plaguing the world’s “two biggest carbon polluters” has been hailed as an area of cooperation where both China and the United States can address climate change. This could be done by engaging in solution-driven developments that unveil greener carbon goals to help mitigate the effects of pollution and emissions to offset each country’s carbon footprint. Read More
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50 Years of Ping Pong Diplomacy: Changing the World One Match at a Time
2021-04-22
Fifty years ago on April 10, 1971, the U.S. table tennis delegation paid a historic visit to Beijing, making them the first Americans to visit China since 1949.  [Photo credit: China Daily]
Fifty years ago on April 10, 1971, the U.S. table tennis delegation paid a historic visit to Beijing, making them the first Americans to visit China since 1949. [Photo credit: China Daily]
Fifty years ago on April 10, 1971, the U.S. table tennis delegation traveled to Beijing, making them the first Americans to visit China since 1949. Today, countries are more connected than ever through technology, trade, and development, allowing us to remember 50 years of Ping Pong Diplomacy and how it continues to be a bridge of hope; changing the world one ping pong match at a time. Read More
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Honoring Chinese and Chinese-American Women During Women’s History Month
2021-04-07
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Since 1987, the United States has designated the month of March as Women’s History Month to commemorate and honor the vital contribution of women in both history and modern society. The China-United States Exchange Foundation celebrates this momentous month by highlighting Chinese and Chinese-American women who have changed the lives of many and paved the way for future generations. They broke glass ceilings, created awareness, and redefined what it means to be a woman. Read More
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Asian Representation in Hollywood: Raya and the Last Dragon
2021-03-31
Disney’s release of Raya and the Last Dragon has been described as a “landmark moment’” for Asian representation –  the first Southeast Asian princess to appear in an animated feature and voiced by the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated feature.
Disney’s release of Raya and the Last Dragon has been described as a “landmark moment’” for Asian representation – the first Southeast Asian princess to appear in an animated feature and voiced by the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated feature.
Disney’s release of Raya and the Last Dragon has been described as a “landmark moment’” for Asian representation – the first Southeast Asian princess to appear in an animated feature and voiced by the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated feature. The overarching themes in the movie offer messages of trust, forgiveness, and healing. At a time when anti-Asian crimes are on the rise and the world feels divided, Raya shows us that the plague of human discord will be defeated once we come together in mutual understanding and trust to fight this hate. Read More
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CUSEF Celebrates Black History Month By Taking a Look at the Past
2021-03-24
CUSEF’s people-to-people exchanges and partnerships with American educational institutions strive to generate a dialogue with tomorrow’s leaders that transcends boundaries, enabling those leaders to create real change in their lives and communities.
CUSEF’s people-to-people exchanges and partnerships with American educational institutions strive to generate a dialogue with tomorrow’s leaders that transcends boundaries, enabling those leaders to create real change in their lives and communities.
The United States celebrates Black History Month every February to acknowledge the adversities African-American communities have experienced in the past and celebrate the accomplishments of today’s African-American thought leaders and visionaries. CUSEF’s people-to-people exchanges and partnerships with American educational institutions strive to generate a dialogue with tomorrow’s leaders that transcends boundaries, enabling those leaders to create real change in their lives and communities. Read More