VAYLA New Orleans Takes Action With Petition To End Data Exclusion of AAPI Community in Voter and Public Records

July 15, 2021

The Vietnamese American Young Leaders Association of New Orleans (VAYLA-NO) recently announced the official launch of their petition for inclusion, demanding state officials include data for more racial groups in voter statistics and beyond. It comes at a historical influx of xenophobia, racial hate and violence in the United States. VAYLA New Orleans exists as […]

Mayor Cantrell Issues Statement Regarding Violence Against Asian Americans

March 20, 2021

NEW ORLEANS — Mayor Cantrell today issued the following statement on violence and racism against the Asian American community: “Violence and racism cannot be tolerated in any form,” said Mayor LaToya Cantrell. “We would not be New Orleans without our vibrant Vietnamese American and Asian American Pacific Islander brothers and sisters. To our AAPI community here and […]

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