This collection contains administrative
files and ephemera from the Vietnamese American Coalition (VAC), a student club at the
University of California, Irvine established in 1993. Included are agendas and meeting
minutes, information about events, newsletters, publications, scrapbooks, and ephemera.
Events documented include the Black April Commemoration, the Vietnamese Film Festival, the
Dust to Life film premier, Shadow Day, and the Little Saigon clean up.
The Vietnamese American Coalition (VAC) was established at UC Irvine in 1993 by a group of
undergraduates and alumni who felt concerned over the current state and the future of the
Vietnamese American community, particularly that of Orange County. In order to end these
concerns, VAC became politically and actively involved. Acting as a coordinating body, VAC
aspires to promote active involvement within the Vietnamese American community, and to voice
social and political issues pertaining to the Vietnamese American community, as well as
those in Vietnam. http://clubs.uci.edu/vac/mission.html This accession includes event
ephemera, administrative records, plaques, certificates, and scrapbooks documenting the
activities of the Vietnamese American Coalition, a student group at the University of
California, Irvine. Events documented in this accession include the Black April
Commemoration, the Vietnamese Film Festival, the Dust to Life film premier, Shadowday, and
the Little Saigon clean up.
1.9 Linear Feet
(3 boxes and 2 folders)
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