Sunday, April 13, 2014 Doors Open at 10:30 AM Program from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM Evergreen Valley College, VPA Theater 3095 Yerba Buena Road, San Jose, CA 95135 San Jose is home to one of the largest U.S. population of Vietnamese Americans who contribute daily to the growth and economic livelihood of the city. This forum is a civic engagement event to listen to the mayoral candidates address key policy issues that are the most important to the Vietnamese American community. The Mayoral Forum will be held in the Visual Performing Arts Theater of Evergreen Valley College with Vicky Nguyen* as moderator of the discussion. Vicky is a San Jose local and an award-winning investigative reporter with NBC Bay Area News. “The Mayoral Forum is an excellent opportunity for civic engagement for the Evergreen Valley College community, and for the community-at-large to participate in the local municipal governance process,” said Henry Yong, President of Evergreen Valley College. “It is only through active and constructive participation that we could expect progress and change in our municipal government, and to ensure that the next Mayor of San Jose is indeed the best candidate for our dynamic and multi-cultural society.” This forum is in partnership with Evergreen Valley College and a collaboration between diverse community organizations (as of 3/26/14): Vietnamese American Roundtable (VAR), Vietnamese American Professional Women of Silicon Valley (VAPW), Viet Voters, United Vietnamese Student Associations of Northern California (UVSA), the Vietnamese American Communities & Coalitions of Northern California (VACCNorcal), Viet Public Broadcast Network (VietPBN), Luc Luong Si Quan Thu Duc, Vietnamese American Women Volunteer Association of Northern California, and Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), VStars United FC If you would like to be a partner organization, please contact us. For more information, email us at or visit us online at This forum is an educational and non-partisan event. *For identification purposes only. [caption id="attachment_1098" align="alignnone" width="742"]San Jose City Mayor Forum Vietnamese Community 04/13/14 San Jose City Mayor Forum Vietnamese Community 04/13/14[/caption]


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