This month, VAYLA is honored to host Khai Nguyen, the co-founder of Veggi Farmers Cooperative, as we explore a variety of issues from sustainability to community organizing to green infrastructure, focusing on our own community of New Orleans East.
To kick off upcoming celebrations for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, VAYLA’s next AAPI Rising Conversation will center the Taste of Resilience and Community! Join us on May 17th for an afternoon of storytelling with our special guests: VAYLA’s Executive Director, Jacqueline Thanh, MSW will be moderating a deep dive conversation between two innovative AAPI … Continued
Join us in community and conversation around addressing anti-Blackness with our own family, community, elders, and navigating internalized white supremacy. VAYLA’s Executive Director, Jacqueline Thanh, MSW will be moderating a conversation between Kimberly Ha, New Orleans-based artist and photographer (@off.gp), and May Wen, founder of Asians For Justice. Our speakers are both New Orleans-raised … Continued
Join VAYLA as we dive deep into the history, current activism, and future possibilities for Lincoln Beach. In this installment of our Sinews in the Cypress guest speaker series, Sage Michael will discuss all things Lincoln Beach. As a Lincoln Beach activist and founder of Sageville, Sage has been working for years cleaning the historical site and … Continued
Join our team in this AAPI Rising installment to learn more about who we are and what drives us. Engage with us & support our petition for inclusion. VAYLA’s Executive Director, Jacqueline Thanh, MSW will be moderating a conversation between VAYLA's team to discuss what it means to engage in community building, learning and unlearning … Continued