A Message of Hope and Responsibility

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Topic: The Bridge Generation | Speaker: Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang | Event: Community Townhall Meeting in Houston, Texas

Download | Duration: 8:10 | Date: Feb 19, 2011


After 35 years in America, the Vietnamese have emerged as a successful new American community, with numerous success stories of high school valedictorians, successful doctors, lawyers, engineers and bussiness owners. But where are the leaders of our community? Where are the kindlers and investors of our future? Where are the civic institutions and community nonprofits capable of addressing the community's social needs and issues and build the foundation for progress in the future?

As we reflect back on 35 years of hard work and sacrifice, we must move forward in building and nurturing the Vietnamese American community as a whole. During his one-year tour across America, Dr. Thang D. Nguyen, Executive Director of Boat People SOS, speaks to thousands at college campuses and community centers. In particular, he encourages Vietnamese-Americans of all ages and backgrounds, from college students and young professionals to established business owners to join hands together in building the foundation for a stronger and sustainable community, “We need to invest and nurture that community now before it’s too late.”



The Book


"Hope and Responsibility - 10 Years to Transform the Community and Effect Positive Changes in Vietnam" - Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang

("Thông Điệp Hy Vọng & Trách Nhiệm: 10 Năm Để Chuyển Biến Cộng Đồng, Thay Đổi Việt Nam" của Ts. Nguyễn Đình Thắng)

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Community Town Hall Meeting in San Jose, California on February 19, 2011 Featuring Dr. Nguyen Dinh Thang and Dr. Lena Tran.


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