*Dear friends -- We're excited to announce the call for applications for
Hai Ba Trung School for Organizing, 2012!! This is a progressive training
program for young Vietnamese Americans. Please forward widely. **
*Hai Bà Trưng** School for Organizing, 2012
The Hai Bà Trưng School for Organizing is a training program for young
organizers, ages 18-25. As a participant, you’ll have the opportunity to
explore what it means to be a progressive Vietnamese American, learn the
basics of organizing theory and skills, and connect to local Vietnamese
American organizers doing social justice work. The training will focus on
best practices and challenges unique to organizing in the Vietnamese
community. The training will be held from *June 22 to June 24, 2012
(Friday-Sunday)* in Los Angeles and Orange County. In alignment with
election season, this year’s training may explore electoral organizing and
its challenges and opportunities for the Viet community.
The application form is attached. The deadline to submit applications is no
later than: *Friday April 27, 2012* by 5pm to hbt.organize@...
The School’s planning committee is made up of Vietnamese American
progressives with experience in organizing youth, low-wage workers,
immigrants, and women from diverse communities. We have worked in
non-profit organizations as well as volunteer groups, and believe in
building the capacity of the Vietnamese American community to work for
social justice. For questions, email us at hbt.organize@...
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