Friday, May 6, 2011

Voice of Vietnamese Americans Participated in the White House AAPI Leaders Briefing on May 4, 2011

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From left to right: Hung Nguyên, Dr. Vinh Cam, Kiran Ahuja - WHIAAPI Executive Director, Thu Nguyên - WHIAAPI fellow, Genie Nguyên - VVA President, Khanh Le - APAICS Anheuser Busch/ Congressman Frank Horton fellow, currently placed in the office of Congressman Mike Honda (CA - 15), Thao Nguyên - National Association of Realtors Fellow/ Office of Congressman Al Green (TX - 9)



From left to right: Dr. Vinh Cam, Hung Nguyên, Genie Nguyên, Khanh Le, Thao Nguyên, Thu Nguyên, Daphne Kwok - Chair of the White House Initiative on Asian American Pacific Islander Commission.


From left to right: David Hawks - Program Director of NCAPIP, Genie Nguyên - President of VVA, Bich Nguyên - Executive Director of NCVA, Dr. Ho Tran - President of NCAPIP.

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Together with Khanh Le, Thao Nguyên, Thu Nguyên, Hung Nguyên, Dr. Vinh Cam, Dr. Ho Tran, Prof. Bich Nguyên, Vel Hernandez and Genie Nguyên from VVA attended the White House Asian American and Pacific Islander Leaders Briefing on Wednesday, May 4, 2011, at the U.S. Department of the Interior, Sidney Yates Auditorium.

Distinguished speakers included:

The Honorable Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to the President

The Honorable Arne Duncan, Secretary, Department of Education

The Honorable Jon Carson, Director, White House Office of Public Engagement, and Deputy Assistant to the President

The Honorable Cecilia Muñoz, Director, White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, and Deputy Assistant to the President

The Honorable Ronnie Chatterji, Senior Economist, White House Council of Economic Advisors

The Honorable Garth Graham, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, Department of Health and Human Services

The Honorable Kiran Ahuja, Executive Director, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

The Honorable Bryan Jung, Director of Special Projects, White House Offices of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs

The event was very informative, enriching, and motivating. The forum created a great opportunity for all Asian American Pacific Islanders to network and share concerns.

Voice of Vietnamese Americans thanks the President, the White House, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, Executive Director Kiran Ahuja, Chairman Daphne Kwok, and all of the Commissioners of the White House Initiative on Asian American Pacific Islander Commission for their dedication and hard works to support the AAPI community
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