Stop Asian Gangs Program

Stop Asian Gangs Program

Dear Bay Area netters and residents,

The below scheduled town meeting is a direct result of a previous meeting between the city officials and a group of concerned members of the Vietnamese American community on 3/15/95.

The city officials has agreed to grant us our own meeting with them to voice our concerns regarding the Vietnamse-American gang violence and home burglary issues.

If you live in the Bay Area and getting tired of hearing only Vietnamese names on the news relating to home burglaries and gang violence, this is your chance to show your concern. Just being at the meeting, you and the rest of us would make a strong statement to the city that we, as Vietnamese-American, do care about the problem and do want to change the perception of apathy that our community has shown in the past.

Please help demonstrate the Vietnamese community need to San Jose city officials and show your support for this effort by filling the room on 4/6/95.

We hope to at least achieve 2 goals:

  1. Get more funding to organizations that help alleviate the gang problem.

  2. Get the attention of the city officials that we deserve as a significant minority of the city population.

Please tell a friend.

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Date: Fax Mar-29-1995
From: Laura Segura (Project Cranckdown)
To: Andre Phan (HaL Computer Systems)

CITY of San Jose
Department of Neighborhood Services/Division of Neighborhood Development

invites you to attend the


Are you concerned about the gang problems youth are facing today? Do you feel there are enough services within your neighborhood to address this issue? San Jose BEST provides annual funding to public and non-profit agencies to implement gang prevention, intervention, and suppression programs.

Attend this meeting and voice your concerns and recommendations to enhance the effectiveness of the San Jose BEST contracted services within your area.

WHEN: Thursday, April 6, 1995
WHERE: John XXIII Center
195 East San Fernando St., San Jose
TIME: 6:30-8:00pm
Childcare and refreshments will be provided. For more information, please call Community Coordinator Laura Segura at (408)277-2982.

Tom Ho

[email protected]
(408) 734-8100
Last Updated: $Date: 1997/08/27 18:08:44 $ By: Tin Le