Biloxi: Asian-Americans for Change

Thursday, March 06, 2008

This is a good story on Gai Kaitlin Truong who's starting up the non-profit Asian-Americans for Change in Biloxi:

"When it deals with family, I get emotional about it," Truong said. "So many people have lost so much."

That sense of loss and love for her community, motivated Truong to do more to help Vietnamese families that are suffering. So she formed a local, non-profit group called Asian-Americans for Change.

"We know that a lot of the non-profit organizations are not going to be here for the next five years," Truong said. "So we're grass roots, to bridge the gap between the Vietnamese and the English-speaking community."
Read more at the WLOX-TV.