Mekong NYC aims to improve the quality of life of the Southeast Asian community in the Bronx and throughout New York City by achieving equity through community organizing and healing, promoting arts, culture, and language, and creating a safety net by improving access to essential social services. The Southeast Asian community in the Bronx primarily consists of Cambodian Americans and Vietnamese Americans.
Mekong NYC is where history and culture are valued and learned, where history and culture are living, where people’s needs are met, where people are united through struggle, and where the people feel liberated.
Chhaya Chhoum, Executive Director
Kim To, Deputy Director
Khamarin Nhann, Campaign Director
Khemara S. Nhann, Arts and Culture Director
Thida Virak, Lead Cambodian Organizer
Michelle Nguyen Bounkousohn, Lead Vietnamese Organizer
Lyly Srey, Administrative Assistant and Youth Coordinator
Khelvin Srey, Youth Coordinator
Ngoc Hong Nguyen
Socheatta Meng, Mekong NYC Board Chair, Chief of Staff, New York City Council
Carolyn Tran, Mekong NYC Board Treasurer, Chief of Staff, New York City Council
Chhaya Chhoum, Executive Director, Mekong NYC
Jeehae Fischer, Director of Development and Communications, Internationals Network for Public Schools
Jules Nguyen, Manager, Kirin Lin
Ngo Thanh Nhan, Ph.D. Linguistics, Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Responsibility Campaign, and Visiting Scholar, New York University
Joyce Wong, LCSW, Coordinator, Indochinese Mental Health Program Montefiore Medical Group Family Health Center
Lead Vietnamese Community Organizer (job description)
Fluency in Vietnamese is required (reading, writing, speaking).
Interested in applying for this position, or volunteering? Please email us at email@example.com.