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Jackie Bong-Wright

Writer, Author and Advocate

Asian Fortune

HQ Phone:  (703) 753-8295

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Asian Fortune

P.O. Box 578

Haymarket, Virginia,20168

United States

Company Description

Asian Fortune is an English language newspaper for Asian American professionals in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Visit fb.com/asianfortune to stay up to date with our news and what's going on in the Asian American community....more

Background Information

Employment History

President and Chief Executive Officer

WASHINGTONIAN


President and Chief Executive Officer

Vava


Case Manager

Fairfax County


Affiliations

Vietnamese American Youth Leadership Conference

Founder


Indochinese Refugee Social Services

Founder


Health

Founder


Education

Vietnamese American Television Network


Vietnamese-American Voters Association


BA

University of Saigon


Bachelor of Arts

Universities of Bordeaux


M.Sc.

Foreign Service

Georgetown University


her Bachelor of Arts

University of Bordeaux , France


Web References(55 Total References)


Asian Fortune - Asian Pacific American Community news in the Washington DC metropolitan area

www.asianfortunenews.com [cached]

Lucia Chen, who spoke at her husband's memorial service - as well as Asian Fortune writer, author and advocate Jackie Bong-Wright - said what many agree described Publisher Jay Chen best: a friend.


Ms. Senior Virginia America Pageant

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Jackie Bong-WrightJackie Bong-Wright was named a Washingtonian of the Year 2003 by The Washingtonian magazine for 27 years of community service here after she fled Communist Vietnam nearly 30 years ago.Having arrived with nothing but three young children, she gradually made her way from Vietnamese war widow to American activist.Once she had adopted the U.S. as her new country, Jackie focused her work on immigrants and refugees, and sought to provide a service to her fellow Americans.In 1981, Jackie was named one of the country's 10 outstanding Asian-Americans by the U.S.-Asia Institute for re-settling boat people refugees.Five years ago, Jackie founded the Vietnamese-American Voters Association, wishing to assist not only her compatriots but also people from other ethnic groups fulfill a major civic responsibility by registering to vote.In 2000, she personally registered 2000 voters and was recognized at a gala banquet by the Asian Pacific American Coalition, a group of organizations she had cooperated with to provide civic education and social services.With their collaboration and other ethnic groups, she has also, for the last five years, held Candidates' Forums so local and national candidates can explain their political platforms to naturalized citizens and help them decide whom to vote for.Jackie also initiated Rock and Vote concerts to urge citizens to voice their choice and cast their votes.As recently as this April, she motivated volunteers to launch voter registration drives at shopping malls, churches, Buddhist temples and college campuses in advance of the important 2004 presidential elections.Finally, Jackie is a reporter for Asian Fortune News and a talk show host for Vietnamese Public Radio and the Vietnamese American Television Network, where she educates her audience on the American voting and elections process.Jackie Bong-Wright and her husband,


National Congress of Vietnamese Americans - 2005 Virginia Asian Pacific American Candidates' Forum

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Jackie Bong-Wright
Asian Fortune Jackie Bong-Wright of the Vietnamese American Voters' Association is calling on all APAs to speed up their voter registration drives and motivate APAs to go to the polls. Jackie Bong-Wright, President of the Vietnamese American Voters Association, and Julie Park of the Korean American Coalition will work on advertising and publicity.


NEWS August 5, 2005

www.ncvaonline.org [cached]

Jackie Bong-Wright
Asian Fortune Jackie Bong-Wright of the Vietnamese American Voters’ Association is calling on all APAs to speed up their voter registration drives and motivate APAs to go to the polls. Jackie Bong-Wright, President of the Vietnamese American Voters Association, and Julie Park of the Korean American Coalition will work on advertising and publicity.


Ms. Senior Virginia

www.msvirginiasenior.com [cached]

Jackie Bong-Wright
Jackie Bong-Wright Ms. Virginia Senior America 2004 Jackie Bong-Wright Jackie Bong-Wright was named a Washingtonian of the Year 2003 by the "Washingtonian" magazine for 27 years of community service here after she fled Communist Vietnam nearly 30 years ago. Having arrived with nothing but three young children, she gradually made her way from Vietnamese war widow to American activist. Once she had adopted the U.S. as her new country, Jackie focused her work on immigrants and refugees, and sought to provide a service to her fellow Americans. In 1981, Jackie was named one of the country's 10 outstanding Asian-Americans by the U.S.-Asia Institute for re-settling boat people refugees. Five years ago, Jackie founded the Vietnamese-American Voters Association, wishing to assist not only her compatriots but also people from other ethnic groups fulfill a major civic responsibility by registering to vote. In 2000, she personally registered 2000 voters and was recognized at a gala banquet by the Asian Pacific American Coalition, a group of organizations she had cooperated with to provide civic education and social services. With their collaboration and other ethnic groups, she has also, for the last five years, held Candidates' Forums so local and national candidates can explain their political platforms to naturalized citizens and help them decide whom to vote for. Jackie also initiated Rock and Vote concerts to urge citizens to voice their choice and cast their votes. As recently as this April, she motivated volunteers to launch voter registration drives at shopping malls, churches, Buddhist temples and college campuses in advance of the important 2004 presidential elections. Finally, Jackie is a reporter for Asian Fortune News and a talk show host for Vietnamese Public Radio and the Vietnamese American Television Network, where she educates her audience on the American voting and elections process. 2004 winning group From L to R: 4th runner-up, Joyce Gresham, Hampton; 1st runner-up, Lover O'Brien, Springfield; Winner, Jackie Bong-Wright, Falls Church; 2nd runner-up, Wendy Pinhey, Annandale; and 3rd runner-up, Suzi Athanas, Virginia Beach.


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