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Asian Heritage Awards 2016:
Honorary Chairperson

Dave Roberts,
SD County Supervisor District 3
Rosalynn Carmen

Leonard Novarro

Planning Chairperson
Julio deGuzman
Planning Chair
Committee Members
Regina Ong-Garcia

Dr. Binh Tran
Sue Bang
Navy Cmdr. Anthony Tran
(Military Liaison)
Dr. Bruce Johnson
Gwen Coronado
De Le
Vincent Bang
Theresa Tran
Joe Long
Tom Kurtz
Dr. Robert Gish
Jim Boydston
Barbara Metz
Harold Frazer
Rosalynn Carmen
Len Novarro

Why we do what we do


Proceeds from the 2016 Annual Asian Awards will support this book project. To learn more and how you can support, Read More

Produced by the Asian Heritage Society, a 501c3 IRS tax-exempt non-profit charity
The Fourteenth Annual Asian Heritage Awards:
Sowing the Seeds of Peace, Justice and Success
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Joan B. Kroc Institute of Peace and Justice, University of San Diego
Reception: 5:30 p.m.
Dinner and Awards Ceremony: 7 p.m.

It's time we took back the term "refugee".

While more recent outcasts, from South America and the Mideast, have been maligned, we are reminded of the most successful refugee influx ever -- the 1.5 million Vietnamese who fled their country to the United States between 1975 and 1985.

This year's Fourteenth Annual Asian Heritage Awards, hosted by honorary chairman San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts, is dedicated to this great American success story of thousands who fled with little or  nothing but went on to become doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, Hollywood producers and directors, entrepreneurs, poets, writers, educators, scientists, government officials and American military leaders.  Since the fall of Saigon in 1975 much has been written about the Vietnam War, almost all of it through the American lens yet little from the viewpoints of those Vietnamese who lived through the desperation, lost everything but survived to lead meaningful lives beyond their own wildest dreams. Read More

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