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VAYLA Increase # of Voters in New Orleans East

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“At the polls when you go there, a lot of our elders experience a lot of struggles because the polls are not in Vietnamese. It’s in English. They get turned away because they can’t talk to them in Vietnamese. They can’t vote,” Nguyen said. “We got together and we sat

NOLA Youth Voices on DACA/DAPA

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  VAYLA hosted an Immigration Day of Action in front of the Federal Courthouse in New Orleans, LA. The purpose of our day of action was to put public pressure on the 5th circuit court to release a decision on DACA/DAPA. The 5th Circuit Court of appeals has failed to

Torn between pursuing a dream in LA or staying in NOLA…Minh chose to…

In the first few days after Katrina, a single working phone line was all that connected the residents of New Orleans’ Vietnamese community to news about their homes, businesses and neighborhoods.  Then-20-year-old Minh Nguyen was one of few able to return to the community shortly after the storm ended and
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