Hoi Ai Huu Nguoi Viet Maryland
|Immigrant and Refugee Services||Goals and Objectives||Highlights
of MVMA Activities
Cultural and Social Functions
|MVMA contracts with the Maryland Office
for New Americans, EUGENE and AGNESE MEYER FOUNDATION to provide support
services to immigrants and refugees living in Maryland. The services we
• Translation and interpretation
• Information and referral
• Individual and group counseling
• Educational and tutorial services
• Green Card and American Citizenship
Services are offered in order to facilitate the refugee assimilation into the mainstream of American society and to assist them in achieving rapid economic self-sufficiency.
Since our establishment in 1982, we have served over 14,000 refugees and immigrants from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Ethiopia, Afghanistan, Iran, Eastern Europe and Russia
|The MARYLAND VIETNAMESE MUTUAL ASSOCIATION
(MVMA) is a private, non-profit organization of concerned Vietnamese Americans
residing in Maryland. Since our formation in 1982, we have been
committed to achieve the following objectives:
A) To promote the active participation of Vietnamese Americans in social and civic affairs at all levels.
B) To foster the cultural heritage of Vietnamese Americans.
C) To strive to increase understanding between ethnic groups and the community at large.
D) To secure equal treatment and equal opportunities for refugees and immigrants of all nationalities.
E) To serve as an advocate for the protection of uprooted people in the United States.
F) To mobilize sponsors and volunteers to assist newly arrived refugees and immigrants to adjust to life in America.
|Organize and sponsor social events such
as Vietnamese New Year celebration, children's festival and