Building Bridges: 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.
 
Photos by Duy Luong

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