Col. Ly Teng keynote speaker at National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee’s Fundraising

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Milwaukee, WI — National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee (NHGDC) held a fundraising in La Crosse, Wisconsin on October 20, 2012 to seek fund to support its vision and mission.

Col. Ly Teng (Lis Teeb) was the keynote speaker for the fundraising event followed by Megan Lee, 2011 Miss Minnesota Hmong.

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Taken from NHGDC’s website on its vision and mission:{sidebar id=1}
National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee (NHGDC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and functions at two levels of organizational structures: National Committee and Local Committee to enhance the comprehensive operation and effectiveness on its goals and mission. Found in 2006, it is comprised of community members in the United States and around the world, to seek peaceful solutions to the exhumation of Hmong graves at the Tham Krabok monastery and to bring awareness to the world about grave exhumations and grave protections. NHGDC provides information and reach out to other ethnic groups in the U.S. who had encountered similar situation.

VISION
To promote Hmong culture and religion beliefs worldwide.

MISSION
To seek peaceful and just solutions to the desecrationg of Hmong graves in Thailand.

The NHGDC’s goals are :
• To promote better understanding between the Hmong and Thai’s cultures and religious beliefs.

• To bury the exhumed 691 bodies with honor and dignity according to Hmong’s religion and to return the 3 petrified female bodies to the Hmong community.

• To create a memorial park to commemorate the Hmong refugee’s legacy in the Wat Tham Krabok monasty.

• To promote and educate the international community on Hmong’s culture and religion.

• To seek permanent end to the grave diggings against Hmong and other ethnic groups.

• To work with the United States’ state and federal officials for support.

• To work with the United Nations and other international communities to create peaceful and enforceable charters to prevent current and future grave destructions and exhumations.

• To work with the Hmong community, leaders, and organizations across the globe.

• To make decisions and take actions to the best of our knowledge and abilities.

To get more detail info on supporting National Hmong Grave Desecration Committee, go to their website at www.nhgdc.org.

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