Hmong in Wisconsin: A Hmong Diaspora Event

A Fox Cities Reads 2020 event.  Everyone is invited.

This event is part of a series of events in 2020 that honor the 45th Anniversary of the start of the journey of Hmong refugees from refugee camps to the United States and specifically Wisconsin. It is sponsored by the Hmong Institute, and the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, publishers of a new book in its People of Wisconsin series called Hmong in Wisconsin by Mai Zong Vue).  The book will be available for purchase and signing.

      9:00am — Registration & networking
     10:00am —  Welcome remarks & keynote What was it like to be a Hmong refugee in the Badger State? by former Minnesota State Sentor Mee Moua Mee and a panel of former refugees
     10:45am — Break & book signing
     11:00am — Panelists on Hmong diaspora
           noon — Lunch & recognitions
     12:45pm — Breakout sessions (dance, trivia, & more)
       2:00pm — repeat of breakout sessions
       3:00pm — wrap-up presentation

Registration is not required.

All library events are free and open to everyone.  Those with special needs are encouraged to call 920.967.3662, within 24 hours of the event, to assure that specific needs with regards to parking, building and meeting room accessibility are met.

Todos los programas de la Biblioteca Elisha D. Smith son gratuitos y para todos. Aquellos con necesidades especiales pueden llamar a la oficina de la biblioteca 920.967.3662 con 24 horas de anticipación a un evento para asegurar que las necesidades específicas  de parqueo, acceso al edificio o acceso a las salas de reunión puedan ser satisfechas.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm