Track 3 Agenda

Track Title: Social Development & Community Organizing

Track Goals: Build and/or strengthen 8 local community organizations within a year post-summit.   Success will be measured against goals/objectives defined by local delegates at the end of 2011 summit.

Track Outcomes: Each local delegation will have a plan with specific executable ideas to meet a need of their local community. Ongoing progress will be reported among local delegates and shared/recorded at a national level to ensure continuity post summit.


Morning Session: Embarking on Our Journey to Build a Sustainable Community

Time Session Topics Presenters
9:00AM-9:10AM Engaging and Empowering Vietnamese American Leaders To Meet the Social Needs of Their Communities Hong Pham, Chair of Track 3 Steering Committee


9:10AM-9:15AM Profiles of Vietnamese American Nonprofits

Anh Nguyen, Census Bureau

Jennifer Huynh, Princeton University



From Organizing to Sustainability: Do You Have What It Takes?

Panel Presentations


Moderator: Linda Akutagawa, Senior Vice President of Resource and Business Development,(LEAP)


  • How to Build a Sustainable Organization to Support Your Mission
Ngoan Le, Vice President of Programs, The Chicago Community Trust
  • The Art of Leadership
Dr. Robert Ivany, President, University of St. Thomas
  • Strategic Communication
J.D. Hokoyama, President & CEO, LEAP
  • Fundraising
John Anner, President, East Meets West Foundation
10:15AM-10:30AM Break & Exhibition
10:30AM-11:00AM Reports of Local Platform Moderator: TBD

Work Session: Delegation discussion on issues, ideas, and projects.

Facilitators: Track 3 Steering Committee


11:30AM-1:00PM: Keynote Luncheon - Speaker: Frances Hesselbein


Afternoon Session: Establishing Milestones of the Journey


Vision of the Future. Where Do We See Ourselves 10 Years From Now? And How Will We Get There?

Moderator: Dr. Hoang Vu, Board President, Vietnamese Association of Illinois


Duy Nguyen, VP of Economic Development, OCA

Thuy-Anh Le, AACI



Work Session: Developing A National Agenda for Track 3

Break-out session

Facilitators: Track 3 Steering Committee


2:30PM-3:00PM Finalizing Track 3 National Agenda

Hong Pham, Track 3 Chair



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