VVA’s minority affairs program ensures that the unique circumstances, needs and concerns of ethnic minority veterans are valued, respected and addressed. The goal is to ensure that the inclusive organizational mission respects and values the unique circumstances of our diverse ethnic veterans. The program is also responsible for selecting recipients of VVA’s Diversity Award.
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Chair: Minority Affairs
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.