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May 29, 2020

Mỹ (American) Việt (Vietnamese) Story Slam

In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage month, we will showcase Storytellers selected from a nationwide open-call to share their Vietnamese American stories on a live virtual platform.

 

You might laugh, cry or be in total shock by the stories...either way, you will be entertained.

 

Clips from the PBS documentary Asian Americans, focusing on the Vietnamese-American experience, will also be shared.

May 15, 2020

Interview w/ Bao Nguyen
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Tune in for a special live stream videocast with award-winning independent film and commercial director Bao Nguyen. Bao’s recent documentary BE WATER, which chronicles the life of the legendary Bruce Lee, made its world premiere at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and soon to air on ESPN.

 

Join us as host Tracey Nguyen Mang chats with Bao about his family's history, his professional experiences and Asian Americans in Hollywood. 

March 10, 2020

Viet NYC Social

New York City

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Co-hosted with Saigon G.A.L.A. Society we invite you to take a quick break from the city hustle and come meet others in our community.

 

It's a casual evening to share backgrounds and family stories over delicious Vietnamese bites. Chat with familiar faces and meet new friends at Saigon Market restaurant in Union Square.

 

Vietnamese appetizers and raffle tickets are included with admissions. Cash bar with drink specials.

November 11, 2019

LIVE Podcast Taping 

New York, NY

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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. 

 

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

November 6, 2019

Passage to Vietnam

Baruch College, NYC

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Experience Vietnam through the experiences and eyes of others and taste the culture. Join Baruch Vietnamese Student Association (VSA) in an evening of storytelling, heritage, and performances. 


Founder of Vietnamese Boat People podcast, Tracey Nguyen Mang, shares her personal journey in documenting her family's history that blossomed into a mission to preserving the history and stories of hundreds of thousands of other Vietnamese Boat People survivors. 

October 15, 2019

Community Meet-Up

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 as a Children's Festival. 

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, a user-centric approach to problem solving. 

 

May 29, 2019

Live Podcast Taping
New York, NY
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Join VBP in celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, with a

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

 

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