Minority Affairs

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Gumersindo Gomez, Minority Affairs Committee Chair
Minority Affairs Committee Update November/December 2017
The Minority Affairs Committee is starting the new administration preparing plans for the new tenure, and including a greater diversity of veterans.  (more…)

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Edmund Pettus Bridge
Chapter 607 to Erect Memorial at Edmund Pettus Bridge
Chapter 607 is sponsoring their 5th Vietnam Memorial, this time at the foot of the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, AL. The memorial will…

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Jerry Yamamoto, Chair
Call For Nominations for Diversity Award
The Minority Affairs Committee is requesting nominations from the Vietnam Veterans of America membership for the VVA National Minority Affairs Committee Diversity Award. VVA's…

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Chair: Minority Affairs

Contact: ggomez@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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