APIDA Icon of the Week: Project HOPE

Project HOPE refers to the Higher Opportunity Program for Education (HOPE), a student organization at UCLA that works to alleviate educational inequities. They serve the Vietnamese and Southeast Asian (SEA) communities in the greater LA and Orange County areas by bridging educational obstacles for students and providing access to higher education. Project HOPE’s “holistic empowerment”…

VSU’s 37th Annual VCN: “The Things She Carries”

On January 16, 2017, the Vietnamese Student Union at UCLA presented their 37th Annual Vietnamese Culture Night, “The Things She Carries”, a drama about the overwhelming burdens that Vietnamese women carry for their families, while simultaneously being targets of misogynistic behavior. Over 130 students participated in the production of the event and tickets were sold…