Photo Gallery: Meeting of Vietnamese fishers representatives & Boat People from Gulf region.
(November 15, 2010)
- Secretary Solis speaks with representatives of fisheries communities from the Gulf Coast.
- Secretary spoke to the delegation about DOL’s commitment to the communities affected by the oil spill.
- From left Binh Nguyet Luu, president of Vietnamese Fisherfolks Association of Texas; Kelly Ho, secretary of Vietnamese Fisherfolks Association of Texas; and Tuyet Nguyen, Administrator of Vietnamese Fisherfolks Association of Mississippi, speaking to the Secretary and her leadership team about challenges such as language barriers facing the Vietnamese community in the Gulf.
- Secretary and her team listened to representatives of fisheries communities speak about the many challenges facing the Vietnamese communities.
- DOL's Cindy Chen shares information about grants available to the community-based organizations.
- Deborah Berkowitz, Chief of Staff for OSHA, spoke with Vinh Tran and Irene Recio from from Boat People SOS.