February 16 2011

Agent Orange: A Humanitarian Concern We Can Do Something About

A Panel Discussion at the University of North Carolina

35 years after the end of the war, harmful effects of Agent Orange/dioxin contamination are still being felt by millions in Vietnam, including children. Please join us to hear how four dynamic individuals have worked to address the legacy of Agent Orange. This event promises to be informative and inspiring.

When: Wednesday, February 16th 6pm -7:30pm

Where: Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium in the Michael J. Hooker Research Center Room 0001 The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Moderator: Nancy Letteri, Executive Director, Children of Vietnam

Panelists:

  • Charles Bailey, Director of the Special Initiative on Agent. Orange/Dioxin, Ford Foundation
  • Bob Edgar, President, Common Cause
  • Thao Van Thai, VIET Fellow, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in  Philanthropy ·
  • Dr. Trude Bennett, Associate Professor, Department of Maternal and Child Health, UNC-CH School of Public Health and Board Member, War Legacies Project

This program is being supported by:

Active Voice, Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy, and Children of Vietnam.

Special thanks to UNC Chapel Hill School of Public Health.

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