VIETNAMESE BOAT PEOPLE
stories of hope, survival and resilience
Between 1975 to 1992, almost two million Vietnamese risked their lives to flee oppression and hardship after the Vietnam War, in one of the largest mass exoduses in modern history. Escaping by boat, many found freedom in foreign land, many were captured and brutally punished, and many did not survive the journey. This population of people are known as the ‘Vietnamese Boat People' and these are their stories.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"the podcast was so brilliantly produced... I cannot thank you enough. My dad has always talked about it to me and my brothers but listening to it in that style, it was an amazing experience."
These are inspiring stories about the incredible journeys that were taken, from a generation of people that overcame life-threatening situations in search of peace, freedom and safety. Join us in documenting the personal stories of the Vietnamese diaspora. Listen Now
The mission of our podcast is to preserve and carry forward these stories for younger generations to be inspired by the history of resilience in our Vietnamese community. And through partnerships with other nonprofits we hope to mobilize our community to pay-it-forward and join us in helping today's refugees transition into safer lives. Learn More
Share Your Story
Our organization is dedicated to working with individuals and families to tell their stories. We especially encourage younger generations to inquire and have a dialogue with their elders to learn more about their origin and history. And we hope older generations will take the opportunity to share. We have developed a family Conversation Starter Kit to help. Try It.