MILWAUKEE, WI (SHB) – March 7, 2015, ZaBlong Vang, Hmong Community Representative in Wisconsin, given a speech on how Hmong 18 Council of Wisconsin was formed.
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ZaBlong Vang said General Vang Pao formed the Hmong 18 Clan Council back in 1983 to 1984 and named it United Hmong International Council.
General Vang Pao’s vision was to have an organization to represent the Hmong community in the United States; to united Hmong, to support Hmong for higher education, to evaluate Hmong marriage dowry to keep the price low, to evaluate Hmong funeral service and hope to standardize its service to a unique one, and to support Hmong businesses.
During 1998, this organization expanded to the Hmong community in Minnesota due to the case of a Hmong mother killed all of her six children. Then it expanded to Wisconsin due to many Hmong couples killing each other because their marriage issues.
ZaBlong Vang encourage Hmong individuals to support Hmong 18 Council organization.
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