Hmong Recognition Day
On Monday, May 13, 2019, over 30 Hmong community members attended the ceremony at the state capitol to be honored for their support of the United States in Laos during the Vietnam War. The dance group Cultivating Hmong Traditions performed on the house floor. Afterwards, certificates signed by Governor Kate Brown were handed out to Hmong veterans. Speeches from Kirk Lee and Katie Lor were then received in the Governor's office.