Howard G. Fass

Activist and Entrepreneur in Danvers, Massachusetts

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Howard has dedicated much of his life’s work to the advancement of social justice and human rights both in Asia and at home within the United States.

He is currently active within the following organizations: Students for Free Tibet, Formosan Association for Public Affairs, International Campaign for Tibet, Taiwanese American Association of Boston, The Tibetan Association of Boston.

He is an advocate for honest economic justice and positive change within America to make it a better place to live for all its citizens. Some issues here are the return of a strong Glass-Steagall Legislation, National Health Care for all citizens, International trade only with nations that uphold the highest standards of human rights.

A recent area of concern is the potential impact of artificial intelligence on the economic and social landscape and how best government can enable and foster the benefits and be proactive about the potential risks and dangers ahead.

He believes that social and political justice can be powerfully implemented from the grass-roots level on up following the principles of putting compassion into direct action. His inspirations for this work have been Gandhi, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to list but a few.

This work has yielded considerable success both internationally and at home in The United States.

Professional work experience in small business and finance operations. Worked at firms ranging in size from small start-ups to large multi-national enterprise operations.

After his undergraduate work at Gordon College he attended the Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, located in Kaohsiung Taiwan where he studied Chinese language. He also studied accounting at Bentley College in Waltham, Massachusetts and North Shore Community College in Danvers, Massachusetts.


"Compassion is the basis of morality" Arthur Schopenhauer

"Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. Indeed, it is a weapon unique in history, which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Who dares nothing, need hope for nothing." Friedrich Schiller