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Podbean Presents, “Journey of Hope: The Story of Vietnamese Boat People” 

 Live virtual event celebrating and empowering AAPI podcast creators as they share compelling stories of cultural heritage and community growth and connection. 

New York, NY (May 24th, 2023) –  The “Vietnamese Boat People” podcast, created by Tracey Nguyen Mang, has gained widespread recognition for its unique ethos and powerful storytelling. The podcast empowers Vietnamese people to share their family stories and encourages others to listen and learn about their families’ past experiences. Hosted on Podbean, The latest season of the podcast, “Ba Me Oi,” focuses on uncovering stories about parents and preserving stories within the Vietnamese diaspora.

The “Journey of Hope: The Story of Vietnamese Boat People” event will feature a discussion with Tracey Nguyen Mang, who will share her reasons for starting the podcast, how she was able to gather community support, her experience creating a non-profit from the podcast and using the power of storytelling to connect us across cultures and generations. 

“We’re excited to be hosting the ‘Journey of Hope: The Story of Vietnamese Boat People’ event and celebrating the power of storytelling and AAPI cultural heritage,” said David Xu, Podbean’s CEO. “This is an opportunity to learn about the important work of the ‘Vietnamese Boat People’ podcast, to meet the creators and to share how podcasting can be used to inspire communities and connect generations.”

In addition to the podcast, Vietnamese Boat People is a non-profit organization that grew out of the podcast. The organization empowers Vietnamese people to share their family’s stories and strengthen the links within families and between generations. They offer a variety of resources, including conversation kits, journey maps, and story slams, as well as a community blog where people can share their stories.

From limited edition t-shirt campaigns, online auctions to collaborations with Vietnamese artists and business owners who donate their work, the podcast is able to generate support for their work and continue to empower Vietnamese people to tell their stories.

Through Podbean’s platform, the “Vietnamese Boat People” podcast and non-profit organization are able to reach a wider audience and continue to empower Vietnamese people to share their experiences..

Don’t miss this special event that celebrates the power of community and the importance of preserving cultural heritage. Join us for “Journey of Hope: The Story of Vietnamese Boat People” from Podbean. 

Tuesday, May 30th, 2023, 6 PM EST/ 3 PM PST

Online event (Livestreamed on YouTube and LinkedIn)

Cost: FREE

Register to join

*live on YouTube, replay link will be sent to registrants

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Podbean is sponsoring and coordinating these events on their YouTube channel and Linkedin to make this content accessible to people all around the world. Participants can also register and follow all of Podbean’s events on Eventbrite.

About Storytelling Podcast Week: 

Podbean’s Storytelling Podcast Week and its ongoing events consist of live-streamed podcast episodes, panels, story salons and sessions with recorded episodes showcasing the audio art that talented podcasters are creating. To learn more about Podbean, visit www.podbean.com.

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