CENTER FOR ASIAN AMERICAN MEDIA -- The CAAM family is heartbroken to hear that Professor Dawn Bohulano Mabalon passed away on August 10. She was a scholar, advocate and mentor to many. Dawn wrote the book, Little Manila is in the Heart, about the Filipino American community in Stockton.
Dawn was a professor at San Francisco State University. She held the roles of being an academic, teacher and community-scholar.
CAAM had the privilege of working with Dawn and her collection of home movies as part of CAAM’s Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies initiative.
“Dawn was a leader in the Asian American cultural community and a great friend to us,” CAAM Executive Director Stephen Gong said. “We are deeply saddened to hear about her untimely passing, and our hearts go out to her family, friends and community whom she deeply impacted in positive ways.”