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The EAST WIND FOUNDATION FOR YOUTH, INC is a 501(c)3 registered organization based in the heart of the Los Angeles Chinatown community.  Established in 1972 by Sifu Ron Quan, East Wind’s focus on working towards creating opportunities and making positive impacts on at-risk youths has made them a leader in the global community of not-for-profit institutions.  This long-standing tradition has instilled confidence and self-esteem in every person invested with the organization.  East Wind has grown since its modest beginnings and seeks to continue its success in three key areas: Performing Arts, Education, and Community.

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Board of Directors


Wayland Tam

Director of Finance

Brian Nosaka

Okis Fong

Angelica Soohoo

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Director of Logistics

Jeffrey Ung

Legal Advisor

Vice President/Secretary

Brian Fong

Director of Operations

Brian Lam

Director of Administration

Zoila Romero

Wayne Li

Director of Instruction

Pauletta Pierce

Director of Creative Development

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