Minority Affairs

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The Latest:
Minority Affairs Committee Update May/June 2016
The Minority Affairs Committee has established its goals for the new fiscal year. Despite our meager budget, we will try to extend our efforts…

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Jerry Yamamoto, Chair
Minority Affairs Committee Update March/April 2016
The Minority Affairs Committee has twelve Convention Resolutions it actively supports. These resolutions recognize the contributions of Vietnam veterans who are ethnic minorities from all…

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The Partnership Between VVA and the Seminole Tribe of Florida
About three years ago, VVA’s Florida State Council undertook an effort to help the veterans of the Seminole Tribe of Florida and their families.…

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Our Leaders
Jerry Yamamoto

Chair: Minority Affairs

Contact: jyamamoto@vva.org


Diversity Award

The Vietnam Veterans of America Minority Affairs Committee Diversity Award recognizes outstanding achievement by an individual, business or organization in the promotion of diversity within the veteran’s community.

All nominees must have made a significant contribution to the advancement of diversity and to the mission statement of the VVA. Considered contributions may include, but are not limited to, initiatives and programs that advance harmony and respect, improve social justice, human rights and cultural awareness.

The award represents specific efforts and achievements that develop a culture and an environment in which diversity is valued.




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