On Tuesday, June 27th, the Office of Tibet and International Campaign for Tibet jointly hosted a reception to celebrate His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s 82nd Birthday. Members of the CATA community were excited to be among the 300+ crowd and participate in this very significant event. The inaugural reception was held at the US Capitol Building and speakers included dedicated Tibet supporters such as Leader Nancy Pelosi, Jim Sensenbrenner, Congressman Jim McGovern, Congresswoman
Members of the CATA community gathered in front of the White House on Monday, June 27th to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House. PM Modi is the first foreign dignitary to have dinner at the White House with President Trump. Tibetans stood outside the White House during the dinner with welcome signs and flags to show their support for all that India has done for Tibetans. Thank you to the CATA members who joined the welcome rally on such short notice. Thank
A hearty congratulations to the students, teachers, and PTA Board of Bodyid Laptak! Yesterday, Sunday June 25, 2017, marked the end of the 2016-17 academic season. Following the last class, students, teachers, and volunteers gathered to enjoy snacks and leisure time to celebrate the end of another successful year. On behalf of the local Tibetan community, we would like to thank the Boyid Laptak teachers and PTA Board for their tremendous energy this past year and their dedic
On June 23rd, CATA was pleased to welcome a delegation from the Central Tibetan Administration’s Tibet Policy Institute (TPI) to the Washington, DC area. CATA hosted a reception in their honor and members of the community enjoyed a very informative presentation on the current research topics being pursued by the TPI research fellows. These research areas were as follows: Dr. Tenzin Tsultrim la (Ph.D) - militarization and infrastructure in Tibet Tenzin Tsetan la - Chinese go
Thank you to all who came out on June 17th to view a screening of the film "Choegyal Drimed Kundhen"! A wonderful evening to view a beautiful production. Thank you kindly for your donations to the movie's producers.