The mission of the Lao Hmong Family Association of San Diego (LHFA) is to preserve Hmong arts and cultural heritage, and at the same time to enhance the quality of life for the Hmong people by promoting higher education and social services.
LHFA Brochure (pdf)
San Diego Lao New Year 2012
2012 Graduation Party Pics
Potluck Picnic 8/124/2013
LHFA Fundraiser Party 9/8/12
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LHFA first posted the Read and Write Hmong Book on our website back in 2006. The new and improved edition is finally here. If you are a Hmong who speaks Hmong on a daily basis, reading and writing Hmong could be done in a day using this audio book. If you would like to get a copy of the book on CD with a small donation to LHFA, please let us know. For more information, please click here.
Read and Write Hmong 1 Day
SD Hmong New Year ‘15
LHFA Graduation Party 7/14
SD Hmong NY Flyers
Orange County Hmong NY’15
Greeting Letter from Susan Davis
SD New Year ‘15 Mag (new)
SD New Year’15 - Prep Day (new)
A Walk at Lunch Time - SDNY’15
SD New Year’15 - Day One (new)
Miss Hmong S Cal-Intro Rd (new)
Miss Hmong S Cal Winners (new)
LHFASD Spring Fundraiser Party
Lao Hmong Family Association (LHFA) hosted the annual San Diego Hmong New Year in San Diego at Kearny Mesa Park Recreation Park from December 20 - 22, 2014.
Cher Pao Yang, the President of LHFA, had the honor of cutting the ribbon to declare the opening of the 39th Annual San Diego Hmong New Year 2015 on Saturday, December 20 at 10 a.m. Many dignitaries from near and far attended the ceremony.
A pot luck lunch, courtesy of the Hmong Community in San Diego County, was self-served at noon on the first day.
One of the main events organized yearly by the LHFA during the New Year besides the authentic Hmong/Lao food, folk songs, and fashion shows, is the beauty pageant, Miss Hmong Southern California. There were a total of eight beauty contestants competing for the crown this year..
After the two days and one night of intense competitions, the distinguished panel of judges crowned the 17 year old, Miss Lily Vang from Garden Grove, California as the Miss Hmong Southern California 2015. Miss Nancy Yang in San Diego came in second while Miss Salina Vue from Denver, Colorado placed third. Dina Phoumine won Miss Friendship. Miss Popularity went to Maashong Vang.
Chue (Kody) Lee is the recipient of the 2015 LHFA Scholarship Award. Kody is currently a senior attending Lincoln High School in San Diego, California. He is planning to pursue an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and hopes to have a career as a Computer Programmer. To read more, please click here.