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EVENTS

November 11, 2019

LIVE Podcast Taping with Award Winning Author

New York, NY

A LIVE episode taping with Author Thanhha Lai & Host Tracey Nguyen Mang followed by wine reception and book signing.
 

Thanhha Lai is a New York Times best selling author, recipient of a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award. She is the author of award winning books: Inside Out and Back Again, Listen Slowly and Butterfly Yellow. 

Join us in an intimate evening to get up close and personal with Thanhha. Come hear her talk about why she uses humor to balance trauma and her mission to tell stories about the Vietnamese boat people.

 

Thank you to Asian Women Giving Circle for helping to fund this storytelling event.

October 15, 2019

Vietnamese Community Networking Reception

New York, NY
 

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We are hosting an intimate gathering for Vietnamese-led businesses and nonprofits to get to know each other and share ideas for a campaign that VBP is developing to profile the diasporic stories of Vietnamese Americans living here in the New York City area.

It will be a casual evening to exchange stories over wine and small bites. 

This is an invite-only event. If you would like details on how to attend, please contact us at stories@vietnameseboatpeople.org 

Sept 22, 2019

TẾT TRUNG THU

Arlington, VA

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Join VBP in celebrating the Autumn festival in Arlington Virginia! Bring your family and friends for a day of delicious Vietnamese food, fun games, cultural shows and more! Admission is free!

 

We will be doing live interviews and recordings to help you share your story!Stop by the VBP booth.   
 

Tết Trung Thu is celebrated every year in early Fall and is know in Vietnamese as Children's Festival. In olden times, people believed that children, being innocent and pure, had the closest connection to the sacred and natural world. Being close to children was seen as a way to connect with animist spirits. 

July 25-28, 2019

BEYOND THE HORIZON
Vancouver, Canada

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The 16th annual Union of North American Vietnamese Student Associations (UNAVSA) continental leadership conference that invites students and young professionals from across North America to gather for an event that will serve as a catalyst to motivate and inspire leaders within the Vietnamese-American and Vietnamese-Canadian community. 

 

Founder of VBP, Tracey Nguyen Mang, leads workshop "Build Design Thinking Skills" to introduce the fundamentals of Design Thinking. This interactive workshop gives participants the opportunity to learn techniques such as stakeholder mapping, personas, and user empathy maps and then apply them to help companies better understand their user needs. 

 

May 29, 2019

NAILED IT: Film Screening & Live Podcast Taping
New York, NY

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Join VBP in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and culture. 

 

Film screening, followed by a live podcast taping with Director Adele Pham & Host Tracey Nguyen Mang

 

Film Trailer: In every city, state, and strip mall across the U.S., people get their nails done in salons likely owned by Vietnamese entrepreneurs who’ve come to dominate an $8 billion dollar nail economy. On May 7, 2019 Nailed It made its national premiere on "America ReFramed," WORLD Channel and PBS