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[Press] Film Screening: ‘Enforcing the Silence’

Tony Nguyen’s documentary “Enforcing the Silence” chronicles the life and violent death of a young community organizer.  Lam Trong Duong was 23 when he founded The Vietnamese Youth Development Center in the Tenderloin district in 1978. With bachelor’s degrees in both math and philosophy and frustrated by the lack of services available to the influx of Vietnamese refugees to the Bay Area, Duong began the center with the idea of  creating both a community space for his displaced compatriots and as a way to help them find success in their adopted homeland through education and employment training. Over the next three years he expanded his commitment to organizing the community through hosting a radio program and beginning to publish a weekly newspaper, reprinting stories from post-war communist Vietnam.

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Phone: 415-771-2600
Fax: 415-771-3917


info@seadcenter.org

Hours

10:00am to 6:00pm


Monday to Friday

Southeast Asian Development Center is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Tax EIN: 94-2532304. 

© 2020 Southeast Asian Development Center. All Rights Reserved. Designed by KITS Creativ.

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