#LaoNow – ActNow: Together for a Safer Laos
MARCH 12: 2:00 PM-5:00 PM; Legacies Cider Tasting Fundraiser; Thally, 1316 9th St NW, Washington DC 20001
Reconnect with your Legacies friends while enjoying a Sunday afternoon tasting 10 different ciders courtesy of Rob Miller, owner and local cider producer at Distillery Lane Ciderworks. Get your tickets HERE!
MARCH 18: Laotian American Scholarship Fund Annual Fundraiser ; Rochester, New York
The Laotian American Scholarship Fund will host their annual fundraiser dinner One Night in Laos on Saturday, March 18th! Come taste delicious Lao food and stay to hear our Executive Director Channapha Khamvongsa deliver the keynote speech. Tickets available through LASF.
FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 25: “Legacies of War” Art Exhibited by Sisavanh Houghton; Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, Tennessee
Prominent Laotian-American artist Sisavanh Houghton will showcase her amazing artwork that confronts the challenges of bicultural memory and documentation through powerful acrylic work. She will give her artist talk on March 4, 2017 at the gallery. Part of the proceeds from the show will go towards Legacies of War’s educational programs.
APRIL 8: Berkley Hills Fundraiser; Berkeley, California
You’re invited to a Garden Party & Fundraiser on April 8 in Berkeley Hills. Join us mix, mingle, sample authentic Lao cuisine, and support a great cause! Get your tickets HERE
APRIL 13-15: Asian American Studies Conference; Portland, Oregon
Legacies will take part in one of the Asian-American community’s largest academic events. The meeting will highlight Asian-American scholarly research and bring together experts and professionals with an interest in these fields. Register HERE!
JUNE 9-10: Tennessee Fundraising Event
JUNE 23-24: Lao Writers Summit; Seattle, Washington
Come participate in a variety of workshops by renewed Lao-American writers. Through the summit, organizers will provide a safe and constructive space for young Lao writers to express their creative talents.
JULY 27-29: Southeast Asian American Studies Conference; Lowell, Massachusetts
Join us as we participate in this fascinating conference to discuss pressing Southeast Asian American issues across a variety of disciplines. Learn more here!
JULY 28-29: Lao American National Alliance Conference; Elgin, Illinois
The Lao-American National Alliance unites Lao communities for the 8th year to highlight the progress in Lao communities across the US. This year’s conference will center on the important theme of education. Register HERE!
NOVEMBER 6: Legacies of War Benefit Dinner Reception; Washington DC