Milwaukee, WI — The National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee (NHGDC) will be holding a charity fundraising on May 12, 2012 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to help the committee pursue its vision and mission to prevent further digging of Hmong graves in Thailand and around the world.
Dr. Shoua Yang, Assistant Professor of Political Science at St. Cloud State University, MN, will be a keynote speaker to speak on the “Royal Thai Government and Wat Tham Krabok’s Violation of Hmong Religious Rights Dignity.”
Dr. Chia Youyee Vang, Associate Professor Hmong Diaspora Studies Program Coordinator in the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will also be a keynote speaker to speak on the “Diversity and Discrimination”.
Richard Wanglue Vang, News Anchor and Executive Producer for SHIBC News, representing Suab Hmong Int’l Broadcasting (SHIBC) and Atary Xiong, Executive Producer for HR at KBTV Channel 8.1 in Sacramento, CA, representing Hmong Report, will be presenting the latest video capturing the grave sites at the former Refugee Camps in Thailand.
There will be more programs at the event as well.
The charity event will begin at 3:00 PM at 5555 West Good Hope Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53186.
To get detail info on the NHGDC’s charity fundraising, contact Ms. Houa Vang, Public Relation for 18C of WI, Inc., at 920-254-0985.
About National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee:
NHGDC’s vision is to promote Hmong culture and religion beliefs worldwide.
The National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee’s mission is to seek peaceful and justice solutions to the desecrating of Hmong graves in Thailand.
1. To seek a peaceful and just solution to the gave desecration in Thailand
2. To draft a memorandum promoting better understanding of Hmong and Thai’s cultural and religious beliefs.
3. To rebury the remaining 211 bodies and the 480 cremated bodies with honor and dignity as well as to return the 3 petrified female bodies.
4. To build a Hmong cemetery and monument/museum in memory of those whose bodies were desecrated in Thailand.
5. To promote and educate the international community on Hmong cultural and religious beliefs.
6. To seek a permanent end to Hmong graves destruction and desecration in the world.
7. To work closely with U.S. local, state, and federal officials for support.
8. To work with the United Nations international communities in creating a just and enforceable charter preventing current and future grave destructions and exhumations.
9. To work with Hmong communities, leaders, professionals, and organizations at the national and international.
10. To perform tasks and make responsible decisions in a fair and just manner to the best of our knowledge and abilities.
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