Empowering the Rising Generation
Ottawa, November 27, 2010 —
Paul Nguyen was a keynote speaker at the Vietnamese Canadian
Federation's national youth conference, Building Bridges:
Empowering the Rising Generation. Paul shared his
experiences growing up and working in the Jane-Finch
community. Paul talked about the benefits and challenges
about using social media to change neighborhood stereotypes
as well as engaging at-risk youth.
Several hundred Vietnamese
youth from across Canada attended the various workshops,
activities and gala dinner. The 3-day event was organized by
the Vietnamese Canadian Federation in conjunction with the
Vietnamese Youth Action Committee and sponsored by
Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
Paul Nguyen with keynote Thuy
Duong Nguyen (Asia MC) and Ottawa Centre MP, Paul Dewar.