Monday, September 24, 2012

2012 NOVA APA Candidate Forum was a success!



Strong and United Asian Pacific American Community of Virginia
Presents
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2012 NORTHERN VIRGINIA ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN
CANDIDATES FORUM
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Fairfax County Government Center
Friday September 21, 2012






U.S. SENATE
Governor Tim Kaine (D)


Tim Kaine has served people throughout his adult life as a missionary, fair housing attorney, teacher and elected official. He is running of for the United States Senate because America needs optimistic doers who know how to find common ground.

Tim grew up in Kansas City, working in his father’s ironworking shop, where he learned the values of thrift and hard work. He graduated from the University of Missouri and Harvard Law School.

In 2001, Tim was elected Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. In 2005, Tim was elected Virginia’s 70th Governor. In the midst of America’s deepest recession in 70 years, Tim led the state to national recognition. Virginia was honored as the best managed state in America (Governing Magazine), the Best State for Business (Forbes.com – four years in a row) and the best state to raise a child (Education Week). Virginia maintained its Triple A bond rating for fiscal management – an honor shared by only 7 states – and had one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates and highest median incomes.

Tim has been married for 27 years to Anne Holton. Anne – the daughter of former Republican Governor Linwood Holton – served as a legal aid lawyer and juvenile court judge before becoming First Lady of Virginia. The Kaines have three children – Nat, Woody, and Annella – all of whom attended Richmond Public Schools.

Governor George Allen (R)

George Allen has served Virginia for over 29 years in the House of Delegates, U.S. House of Representatives, as Governor of Virginia and in the U.S. Senate.

Sworn in as Governor in January of 1994, George Allen set about to bring sweeping reform that would make Virginia a national model in economic development, public safety, education accountability, and welfare reform.

He worked with a Democratic-controlled General Assembly to cut taxes by more than $600 million; make neighborhoods safer with the abolition of parole; enact historic welfare reforms; reduce the size of government and grow the economy -- creating more than 300,000 net new private sector jobs in those four years.

Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2000, George Allen continued to advocate for Virginia’s families. He co-sponsored and helped pass the 2001 & 2003 tax cuts that spurred the creation of 7 million new jobs, fought for our military families, and sponsored legislation to fund math and science scholarships at historically black colleges and other minority-serving institutions.

He currently serves as the Reagan Ranch Presidential Scholar for the Young America’s Foundation and has written a book, What Washington Can Learn from the World of Sports. He's been married to his wife, Susan Allen, for twenty-six years. The Allens have lived in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County for 11 years, where each of their three children attended Fairfax County Public Schools.
8th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Congressman Jim Moran (D – Incumbent)

As a senior member of the powerful Appropriations Committee, Congressman Jim Moran serves as Ranking Member on the Subcommittee on the Interior and Environment (overseeing the budgets for the EPA, Interior Department, Bureau of Indian Affairs, our National Parks, and the Smithsonian, Kennedy Center, Holocaust Museum and National Endowment for the Arts), as well as a senior Member of the Defense Appropriations Subcommittee and Military Construction & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee. He’s Co-Chair of the Congressional Prevention Coalition and the Animal Protection Caucus, heads the Task Force on Sovereign Wealth Funds, and was a co-founder of the New Democrat Coalition. He was first elected to public office as a City Councilman, Vice Mayor, and then Mayor of Alexandria. Congressman Moran graduated from the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs with a master's degree in Public Administration, after receiving his B.A. in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross. He has four children and four grandchildren. For more information about Congressman Moran's accomplishments on behalf of Northern Virginia and our nation, see www.JimMoran.org.
Colonel Patrick Murray (R)

Patrick Murray is a 24 year U.S. Army Veteran who is making his second run for Congress in Virginia’s 8th Congressional District. As an Army Officer he served in numerous tours around the world, first as an Armor officer and later as a Foreign Area Officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency. Serving in both war and in peace, Patrick knows that freedom isn’t free.

During the Cold War, Patrick commanded Tank units in both the 3rd Armored and 3rd Infantry Division on what was then the East-West German border. Patrick likes to say that he helped to enact President Reagan’s dictum of Peace through Strength, and it worked.

Later as a Foreign Area Officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency, he served in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and in Serbia where he was the Defense Attaché in the American Embassy. Patrick also speaks Russian and served throughout the former Soviet Union. Living and working in Socialist and totalitarian regimes gave Patrick a valuable first-hand perspective of the value of a Free Market economy, and of America’s greatness as a nation.

He has worked in the U.S. State Department in the Bureau of Political Affairs and at the United Nations as the American military representative on the Security Council. In 2007, Patrick deployed to Baghdad, Iraq during the “surge,” where he served on the staff of General David Petraeus.

Patrick has benefitted from wonderful educational opportunities; he holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics, and two Master Degrees in History and Russian Studies. He lives and works in Alexandria, Virginia.

  10th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Congressman Frank Wolf (R – Incumbent)

Sent a surrogate to the 2010 VA APA Candidates Forum
Congressman Wolf has represented Virginia's 10th District since 1981. Congressman Wolf serves on the House Appropriations Committee and is the co-chairman of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission.

Congressman Wolf has been widely - and repeatedly - recognized for his tireless efforts to improve our region's transportation system. Fighting gridlock always will be a top priority. He knows everyone wants to spend less time sitting in traffic and more time with their family and friends.

Protecting our neighborhoods also is important to Congressman Wolf. He was the force behind the creation of the anti-gang task forces operating in our region. These task forces, working across jurisdictional boundaries from Alexandria to Winchester, are making a difference.

Congressman Wolf also has a long record of speaking out for the persecuted around the world and is considered one the leading crusaders in Congress for human rights. He has traveled the world to call attention to human rights abuses and religious persecution around the globe.

Congressman Wolf was born in 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he attended public schools. He received his B.A. degree from Penn State University in 1961 and his law degree from Georgetown University in 1965. Prior to his election to Congress, he was employed on a congressional staff, at the Department of the Interior, and as an attorney. He lives in Vienna with his wife, Carolyn. They are the parents of five grown children.

Ms. Kristin Cabral (D)

First time invited to the VA APA Candidates Forum
Attended in person with lots of compassion for Asian Pacific Americans

Kristin Cabral is a proud wife, mother, and former Justice Department prosecutor who is now running for Congress to provide fresh leadership for Virginia. Kristin is a hard worker who put herself through the University of Michigan and Harvard Law School by combining part-time jobs at places like McDonald's along with federal loans and grants. Kristin wants to protect educational opportunities for her and all our children, as she personally knows the economic mobility it can help them achieve. Kristin would not support the misguided approach to decrease our investment in education, as the current congress has voted to do. Kristin will also be a strong voice for women and work to ensure they have the tools needed to harness their entrepreneurial spirit to help create jobs. Besides being a prosecutor, Kristin has worked as as a law clerk to a federal judge and a legal writing professor. Kristin serves on the Fairfax County Public Library Board and helps with the PTA. Kristin will go to Washington and focus on the real problems affecting Virginians, like economic growth and fixing the budget deficit responsibly, and not play partisan games that serve no one but career politicians.

11th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Congressman Gerry Connolly (D – Incumbent)

Attended the 2010 VA APA Candidates Forum In-Person
Gerry is serving his second term in Congress. He previously served for five years as Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. He also served nine years as the Providence District Supervisor.

Following his election to Congress in November 2008, Gerry joined the New Democrats Caucus, a group of pro-business, centrist members of Congress who advocate fiscal responsibility and economic growth. Gerry serves on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee and the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. He has earned a reputation as a fiscally responsible legislator and an independent voice for Northern Virginia.

In Congress, Gerry has received numerous awards for his efforts to assist veterans and the children of active military families at war, promote smart growth initiatives, protect parklands and fragile natural areas, and fight for increased research and treatment for breast cancer. He was elected President of the Freshman class by his colleagues, and in that role served as a liaison to House leadership, advocating for moderate, pragmatic policies supported by fellow new members of Congress.

Gerry received a B.A. in Literature from Maryknoll College in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, and an M.A. in Public Administration from Harvard University in 1979.


Colonel Chris Perkins (R)

First time invited to VA APA Candidates Forum

Colonel Chris Perkins is a retired United States Army officer, former Special Forces (Green Beret), small business owner, and family man who has lived in Northern Virginia since 1991 when not deployed overseas.

Concerned about America's deteriorating fiscal situation, and severely disappointed with the lack of leadership in Washington and the poor performance of careerist politicians such as Congressman Gerry Connolly, Chris has once again dedicated himself to honorable public service.

Chris was born in Burlington, Vermont in 1956. His family moved to the Washington D.C. area when his father, a Navy physician, was assigned to Bethesda Naval Hospital. After his family settled in Attleboro, Massachusetts, Chris attended Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA and graduated with a B.A. in English in 1978. Chris is a Distinguished Honors Graduate of the United States Naval War College, where he was awarded a Masters Degree in National Security Affairs, and holds a second Masters Degree in Strategic Studies after attending the National War College in Washington D.C.

After retiring from the Army as a full Colonel in 2006, Chris was hired by the United States Coast Guard to create a quick reaction force to secure our nation's coastline. He is currently self-employed as a national security consultant. Chris and Petra married 28 years ago during the first of his four tours of duty in Germany. They first moved to the 11th District of Virginia in 1991 to raise their two children and Bernese Mountain Dogs. Their daughter, Alex, is a graduate of Virginia Tech, and their son, Nick, recently graduated from West Point and is now a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army Artillery Corps. In May of 2004, Petra, born in Bamberg, Germany, achieved a perfect score on the State Department's citizenship test and became a proud citizen of the United States of America.
Hosts:

APIA Vote, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia (CAPAVA), Global Organization of People of Indian Origin - Virginia (GOPIO), Indian American Forum for Political Education, Korean Association of Virginia (KAVA), Korean American Association of Washington Metropolitan Area, National Association of Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), Legal Aid Justice Center – Immigrant Advocacy Program,  National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), Organization of Chinese Americans – Northern Virginia Chapter (OCA-NoVA), Vietnamese American Voters Association (VAVA), Vietnamese Resettlement Association, Virginia American Muslim Civic Coalition, Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, and Voice of Vietnamese Americans (VVA)



Friday, September 21, 2012

Governor Kaine and Mr. George Allen Debate Issues of Concerns to Virginians

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On September 19, Virginia Candidates for the U.S Senate have discussed issues of concerns to Virginians and all Americans. Voice of Vietnamese Americans encourages all voters to follow the debate closely to have a adequate information about the candidates before we cast our votes.

This is a very tight race, at 46/46 as the polls showed on Sept 18.



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Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Voice of Vietnamese Americans Congratulates Myanmar Democracy Leader Aung San Suy Kyi




Voice of Vietnamese Americans congratulates Myanmar Democracy Icon Aung San Suu Kyi, who has opened a new page in history for Myanmar people: that of trust, love, and hope. 

VVA wishes Aung San Suu Kyi all the best.

May God bless Myanmar.



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Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Voice of Vietnamese Americans Honors Ambassador Stevens and his Sacrifice for Democracy in Libya

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With saddened heart, Voice of Vietnamese Americans mourns the passing of Ambassador Chris Stevens. Our prayers are with the Ambassador's family.

Voice of Vietnamese Americans honors the dedicated life of the late Ambassador Chris Stevens. His legacy will forever be remembered in the history of the democratic Libya.


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2012 Northern Virginia Asian Pacific American Candidates Forum

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Kính Mời Quý Đồng Hương Tham Dự
NÓI CHUYỆN VỚI ỨNG CỬ VIÊN

VÀO THƯỢNG VIỆN VÀ HẠ VIỆN HOA KỲ

2012 Northern Virginia Asian Pacific American

Candidates Forum

Ngày Thứ Sáu 21 tháng 09, tại Fairfax County Government Center,

12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035.

6:30 pm: Tiếp Tân

7:00 pm: Chương Trình bắt đầu

2012 là một năm có kỳ bầu cử Liên Bang quan trong. Ngoài bầu Tổng Thống, chúng ta còn chọn người đại diện vào Thượng Viện và Hạ Viện Hoa Kỳ . Kính mời quý đồng hương đến nghe các ứng viên nói chuyện và lắng nghe quan tâm của cộng đồng Á Châu Thái Bình Dương tại Virginia. Chúng ta sẽ biết thêm về quá trình hoạt động của các ứng viên, đồng thời chương trình làm việc trong tương lai của họ .


Ứng viên Thượng Viện: Thống Đốc Tim Kaine (D) - Ông George Allen (R)

Ứng viên Hạ Viện:

Địa hạt 8th: Dân Biểu Jim Moran (D) - Đại Tá Patrich Murray (R)

Địa hạt 10th: Dân Biểu Frank Wolf (R - Đương nhiệm) - Bà Kristin Cabral (D)

Địa hạt 11th: Dân Biểu Connolly (D - Đương nhiệm) - Đại Tá Chris Perkins (R)
Nữ xướng ngôn viên Sherry Lý của FOX 5 news, Cô Nilima Mehra của Global Television Network, và ông Dong Xiang của New Tang Dynasty TV sẽ điều khiển chương trình .

Xin vui lòng ghi danh trước tại địa chỉ website sau đây:

http://2012-nova-apa-cf.eventbrite.com/?ref=enivte&utm_source=eb_email&utm_media=email&utm_compaign=invitenew&utm_term=readmore&invite=MjQxNjY3MC9kYW5jQGp1c3RpY2U0YWxsLm9yZy8w

Hội Đoàn Tham Dự: APIA Vote, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Chinese American Citizens Alliance, Coalition of Asian Pacific Americans of Virginia (CAPAVA), Global Organization of People of Indian Origin - Virginia (GOPIO), Indian American Forum for Political Education, Virginia Korean American Association of Virginia (KAVA), Korean American Association of Washington Metropolitan Area, National Association of Korean American Service and Education Consortium (NAKASEC), National Congress of Vietnamese Americans, National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), Organization of Chinese Americans – Northern Virginia Chapter (OCA-NoVA), Vietnamese American Voters Association (VAVA), Vietnamese Community of Washington DC, Maryland & Virginia, Vietnamese Resettlement Association, Virginia American Muslim Civic Coalition, Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, and Voice of Vietnamese Americans (VVA)

Friday, September 7, 2012

We the People of America will make an important choice on November 6!


The Democratic Party has nominated Barack Obama for President, Joe Biden for Vice President.
http://www.c-span.org/dnc/

The Republican Party has nominated Mitt Romney for President, Paul Ryan for Vice President.

http://www.c-span.org/RNC/

Voice of Vietnamese Americans congratulates both Presidential Candidates from both Parties. It is essential that the leader for a country such as this able to rise above party lines, and not be led by his party extremists.

Now that both parties have had their conventions, we the people of America will have the chance to learn more about each candidate, his platform, his character, his passion and conviction to serve Americans. We the people will decide who would be the best to serve as the next President of the United States of America.

Voice of Vietnamese Americans invites all to follow the Presidential Debates on October 3, 16, and 22, as reported by CSPAN in the news below:

Presidential Candidates To Hold Three Debates

Source: CSPAN

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 9-10:30 p.m. EST at University of Denver in Denver, Colorado.
Tuesday, October 16, 9-10:30 p.m. 9-10:30 p.m EST at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y
Monday, October 22, 9-10:30 p.m EST at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla
The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the dates and topics of the three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate.

The first debate will focus on domestic policy and will take place Wednesday, October 3, at the University of Denver in Denver, Colo. Jim Lehrer, Executive Editor of the PBS NewsHour, will moderate that debate.

The second presidential debate will take place in the format of a town hall meeting, where members of the audience ask questions, and will take place Tuesday, October 16, at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. Candy Crowley, Chief Political Correspondent at CNN and Anchor of CNN's State of the Union will moderate that discussion.

The third debate will focus on foreign policy and will take place Monday, October 22, at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Fla. Bob Schieffer, Chief Washington Correspondent for CBS News and Moderator of Face the Nation will moderate that debate.

The vice presidential debate will take place on October 11 at Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. Martha Raddatz, Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent at ABC News will moderate the Vice Presidential debate.

According to the Commission, all debates will take place between 9-10:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
 

Sunday, September 2, 2012

"Phi -Việt Biểu tình Cầu Nguyện Cho Hòa Bình Trên Biển Đông Nam Á Châu"



Tẩy Chay Hàng Hoá Làm tại Trung Cộng
 
 

Ngày 21 tháng 8, các Bà Mẹ Việt Nam tại Hoa Thịnh Đốn, sau một ngày dài lo cho chồng, con, cháu nội cháu ngoại, lúc 6 giờ chiều, đã mặc áo dài vàng, cùng tham dự buổi Lễ Cầu Nguyện cho Hoà Bình Trên Biển Đông, tại chân tượng Rev. Martin Luther King, bên bờ hồ Ba Đào, giữa mưa gió báo trước trận bão Isaac sắp đến .
Hoà với màu vàng hoà ái tươi thắm, nghệ sĩ Nguyệt Ánh, người sáng lập phong trào Hưng Ca, đã góp mặt trong buổi Lễ Cầu Nguyện bằng giọng ca tuyệt vời của chị, mạnh mẽ và truyền cảm, Nguyệt Ánh đã hát quốc ca Hoa Kỳ và quốc ca Việt Nam, khơi dậy lòng yêu nước của tất cả mọi người .

Bên bờ hồ Ba Đào, giữa mưa gió,  cộng Đồng Phi và Việt tại Hoa Kỳ đã tổ chức buổi "Cầu Nguyện Cho Hòa Bình trên Biển Đông Nam Á" vào lúc hoàng hôn ngày 21 tháng 8, trước đài kỷ niệm Mục Sư Martin Luther King tại Hoa Thịnh Đốn để phản đối hành vi xâm lăng biển Đông Nam Á và các vi phạm nhân quyền trầm trọng của Trung Cộng.

Đồng tâm, cộng đồng Mỹ gốc Phi và Việt đã vinh danh sự hy sinh của Mục Sư King ngày 4/4/1968 và Thượng Nghị Sĩ Aquino ngày 21/8/1983, khi ông về đến phi trường Manila để phản kháng sự độc tài của Tổng Thống Macros, cùng vinh danh tất cả các ngư dân và chiến sĩ Việt Nam đã hy sinh vì sự xâm lăng của Trung Cộng trên biển Đông Nam Á Chậu.

Tại buổi cầu nguyện này, cộng đồng Phi và Việt cùng kêu gọi Hiệp Hội Các Nước Đông Nam Á (ASEAN) hãy đồng tâm mạnh mẽ đòi hỏi Trung Cộng phải tôn trọng Công Pháp Quốc Tế Luật Biển (UNCLOS), ký tên vào bản Quy Luật Hành Xử Trên Biển (COC), và tuân thủ các điều luật này một cách nghiêm túc trước sự giám sát của Tòa Án Quốc Tế.

Chúng tôi kêu gọi Trung Cộng hãy tự kiềm chế, giữ đúng giới hạn và vị trí của mình trong cộng đồng thế giới, không bạo động, và không được vi phạm chủ quyền của các nước bạn về lãnh thổ, lãnh hải, sông ngòi, phải tôn trọng luật pháp, đặc biệt là Công Pháp Quốc Tế Luật Biển trong vùng Đông Nam Á Châu.

Là công dân Hoa Kỳ, chúng tôi trân trọng yêu cầu các Thượng Nghị Sĩ Hoa Kỳ hãy nhanh chóng chuẩn nhận Công Pháp Quốc Tế Luật Biển (UNCLOS), để bảo vệ quyền lợi quốc gia của Hoa Kỳ, cùng lúc hỗ trợ hòa bình và an ninh toàn thế giới. Chúng tôi hoan nghênh Nghị Quyết 524 vừa được Thượng Viện thông qua ngày 3 tháng 8, nói lên một cách hùng hồn cam kết của Hoa Kỳ với tự do hàng hải và bảo đảm chủ quyền cho các nước nhỏ tại Châu Á Thái Bình Dương.

Năm 1955, Mục Sư King đã khởi động việc Tẩy Chay Xe Buýt để phản đối sự kỳ thị người da đen, và đòi hỏi bình quyền cho người Mỹ gốc Phi Châu. Sự Tẩy Chay bất bạo động do Mục Sư King hướng dẫn đã thêm sức mạnh cho người nghèo và cô thế, không chỉ ở Hoa Kỳ, mà còn trên toàn thế giới.

Theo đuổi giấc mơ nhân bản này, người Mỹ gốc Phi và Việt đồng tâm hợp lực nâng cao ý thức của từng cá nhân trong mỗi quốc gia Đông Nam Á, tổng cộng 620 triệu đàn ông, đàn bà, trẻ em, rằng với cách tẩy chay hàng hóa do Trung Cộng sản xuất, chúng ta có thể vô hiệu hóa sức mạnh kinh tế mà Trung Cộng tự cho là thế lực của họ để thao túng vùng Biển Đông Nam Á Châu của chúng ta.

Theo đuổi giấc mơ của Mục Sư King, cộng đồng Phi và Việt đồng tâm hợp lực nâng cao ý thức của từng cá nhân trong cộng đồng khắp thế giới, rằng với cách tẩy chay hàng hoá do các Doanh Nghiệp Nhà Nước Trung Cộng sản xuất bằng sự vi phạm nhân quyền tàn tệ, chúng ta có thể giúp nhân dân Trung Hoa thoát khỏi ách nô lệ, sự đàn áp bóc lột tàn nhẫn của Cộng Sản Trung Quốc.

Hàng triệu công ăn việc làm của người Hoa Kỳ đã bị các Doanh Nghiệp Nhà Nước Trung Cộng cướp đoạt trong thập niên vừa qua. Đã đến lúc người Mỹ chúng ta mạnh dạn tẩy chay hàng hoá do Trung Cộng sản xuất, và mua hàng do chính người Hoa Kỳ làm ra.

Ngày 21 tháng 08, trước tượng đài kỷ niệm Mục Sư Martin Luther King, quý vị cùng tham dự đã rung lên Tiếng Chuông Tự Do, phản đối mọi áp bức, mọi xâm lấn chủ quyền đất nước mà Trung Cộng đang thẳng tay lấn lướt tại Biển Đông Nam Á .

Hãy rung lên tiếng chuông Độc Lập, Tự Do, Không Lệ Thuộc Bắc Kinh.

Kính mời quý vị cùng với chúng tôi vinh danh Mục Sư King, Thượng Nghị Sĩ Aquino, tất cả các ngư dân Việt và các chiến sĩ Việt đã hy sinh vì sự xâm lăng của Trung Cộng tại Biển Đông Nam Á Châu.

Muôn Lòng Như Một, Chúng ta cùng tẩy chay sản phẩm của Trung Cộng để bảo vệ sự độc lập của vùng biển Đông Nam Á.

E Pluribus Unum!

Đồng Ký Tên:

Hội Đoàn Tham Dự :

American Coalition for Filipino Veterans, Inc.,  Arlington, Virginia

Hội Các Bà Mẹ Việt Nam

Institute for Future of Vietnam  -  Seatle, Washington State 

National Congress of Vietnamese in America  - Virginia

Pinoys for Good Governance DC  - Washington, D.C.

Thu Duc Alumni  - Fairfax, Virginia

Vietnamese Community in Washington D.C., MD, and VA.

Voice of Vietnamese Americans 

Thân Hào Nhân Sĩ Tham Dự

The Honorable King Cuu Long, Nguyen Dynasty

Cô Tuyết Ngọc - Hội Các Bà Mẹ Việt Nam

Dang Dinh Khiet, Teacher, Founder of Xac Dinh - Vietnamese Youth Organization

Dang Vu Chan, MD, Leadership of Viet Tan.

Hoi Trinh, Attorney, Founder and Director of VOICE (Vietnamese Overseas Initiative for                   Conscience Empowerment).- Director, Program and Development for a Lifeline Fund -   Manila

Kim Oanh Nguyen, Professor, Vietnamese Traditional Music and Arts - Virginia

Le Xuan Khoa, President emeritus, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center, Washington, DC

Nguyet Anh, Musician and Singer, Founder of Hung Ca

Nguyễn Mỹ Thanh, Nhà báo độc lập, San Jose, California

Nguyễn Thai Son - Paris Academy of Geopolitics  www.strategicsinternational.com

Pham Xuan Yem - Universite Pierre & amp; Marie Curie, Unite Associee Au CNRS, Paris, France

Phan Tấn Hải, Writer and Journalist  - Orange County, California

Ta Van Tai – Attorney, Boston

Trương Bổn Tài, Professor of Management -  University of Phoenix, AZ

Tung Van Do, Consulting Engineer, Victoria, BC, Canada

Vu Gian - Former Banker, Ex-Expert-Consultant of Swiss State Secretary for Economic affairs

                 Geneva, Switzerland

Phi -Việt Biểu tình Cầu Nguyện Cho Hòa Bình Trên Biển Đông Nam Á Châu