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
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Lao Hmong Family Association (LHFA) hosted the annual San Diego Hmong New Year in San Diego at Kearny Mesa Park Recreation Park from December 19 - 21, 2015.
Mr. Chi Neng Vang, son of General Vang Pao, Congressman Scott Peters, Anthony George, City of San Diego Mayor’s representative, and Chris Cate, District 6 Councilman, did the honor of cutting the ribbons to declare the opening of the 40 th Annual San Diego Hmong New Year on Saturday, December 19 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 1 p.m. on the first day.
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Ntuj No Tuaj Lawm - Sung by JW Band during the LHFA Graduation Party, June 27, 2015. Click here to watch video.
LHFA Scholarship Application
SD New Year ‘16 Magazine
Potluck Lunch at SD New Year
Mr. Hmong Southern California
Upcoming LHFA Events
1. New Year 2017 Party - 12/17/2016
2. San Diego Hmong New Year 2017 - 12/17 to 12/19/2016
LHFA hosted the 2016 Graduation Party on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The party was held at the Vietnamese Federation Hall in Linda Vista. There were a total of 26 Hmong graduates in San Diego County this year; 9 college and 17 high school graduates. Xeng Yang, PhD was the Keynote Speaker. Dr. Yang reminded the graduates that America is the greatest country in the world with one of the best education systems. He added that after 40 years in America, many Hmong have climbed the American mountains and become doctors and lawyers.
Certificates of appreciation and completion were also given to the Scholarship Fund benefactors, and graduates of the Hmong Cultural & Ritual Program.
True Vanhou Xiong donated four raffle prizes. Snack foods and water were provided by the San Diego Hmong Christian Church…many thanks.
For Graduation Party’s pictures, please click here.