Watch Eddy Zheng share his story and his contributions with youth and community engagement on Bay Area Youth On-Air (BAYO)‘s “Superheroes of a New Origin” (S2E4).
Description: Arrested at 16 and tried as an adult for kidnapping and robbery, Eddy Zheng served over 20 years in state prison. Ben Wang’s BREATHIN’: THE EDDY ZHENG STORY paints an intimate portrait of Eddy — the prisoner, the immigrant, the son, the activist — on his journey to freedom, rehabilitation and redemption. BREATHIN’ moves […]
My second trip of the year takes me to receive the Justice, Peace and Freedom Award from the 2016 AFL-CIO Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference. #1uMLK I feel humble and honor to sharing the stage with Dorsey Nunn, Rachel Bryan and the #BlackLivesMatter Co-Founders Alicia Garza, Opal Tometi, Patrisse Marie Cullors-Brignac […]
Eddy is the award recipient for the 2016 Justice Freedom Peace Award for his commitment and dedication to the advancement of civil rights and workers’ rights and for his exemplified service and work with the Asian Prisoner Support Committee.