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Hội Đồng Thành Phố El Monte (California) Long Trọng
Công Nhận Lá Quốc Kỳ Việt Nam Cộng Ḥa
là Lá Cờ của Cộng Đồng Người Việt.

(Ngày 16 Tháng 9 Năm 2003)
 
 
 

The Board of Supervisors of the City of El Monte, California 
recognized the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag 
as the symbol of the Vietnamese-American community.
 
 

http://www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/
 

http://www.ci.el-monte.ca.us/Citygov/ctyclrk/agendas/2003/cc/cc081903.pdf
 
 

Pictures taken at El Monte City Hall 
after the passage of Resolution



 
 
 


 
 

 
 
 
CITY OF EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA 
RESOLUTION NO. 03-1104

September 16th, 2003
 
 

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF EL MONTE RECOGNIZING
THE VIETNAMESE HERITAGE AND FREEDOM FLAG AS THE 
OFFICIAL SYMBOL OF THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN
 COMMUNITY OF EL MONTE
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RESOLUTION NO.  8384

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL MONTE, 
CALIFORNIA RECOGNIZING THE YELLOW FLAG WITH THREE RED STRIPES 
AS THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY 
IN THE CITY OF EL MONTE



WHEREAS, many Vietnamese were forced to flee Vietnam to the United States of America in fear of the government of North Vietnam’s campaign of retribution and persecution after the fall of Saigon in 1975; and,

WHEREAS, the vast majority of Vietnamese-Americans embrace the yellow flag with three red stripes as the symbol of the Vietnamese-American community; and, 

WHEREAS, dating back to 1948, the yellow flag with three red stripes has a long history in Vietnam and is a broader symbol of resilience, freedom and democracy of and for the Vietnamese-American community; and, 

WHEREAS, Vietnamese-Americans have shown their desire that the yellow flag with three red stripes be recognized as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American community; and, 

WHEREAS, the State of California is home to the largest Vietnamese-American population in the United States of America.

WHEREAS, the City of El Monte is home to an active and vibrant Vietnamese-American Community.
 

NOW THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA, DOES HEREBY FIND, DETERMINE AND RESOLVE AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION 1. That the City of El Monte formally recognizes the yellow flag with three red stripes as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American community, and that this flag may be displayed on any city-owned property, at any city-controlled or city-sponsored Vietnamese-American event, or any public function organized by the Vietnamese-American community, subject to the permit requirements of the City; and,

SECTION 2. That the City of El Monte encourages county officials and state legislators to pass legislation recognizing the yellow flag with three red stripes as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American community.

PASSED, APPROVED AND ADOPTED this 16th day of September, 2003.
 
 
 

Ernest G. Gutierrez 
Mayor of the City of El Monte
 

ATTEST:
Lorene Gutierrez
City Clerk
 

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, SS:
CITY OF EL MONTE 
 

I, Lorene Gutierrez, City Clerk of the City of El Monte, hereby certify that the foregoing Resolution No. 8384 was passed and adopted by the City Council of the City of El Monte, signed by the Mayor and attested by the City Clerk at a regular meeting of said Council held on the 16 day of September, 2003 and that said resolution was adopted by the following vote, to-wit:

AYES:
NOES:
ABSENT:

Lorene Gutierrez
City Clerk
 

 

 


 
 
 
 
 

 

Danh sách các thành phố, quận hạt và tiểu bang đă
thông qua Nghị Quyết Vinh Danh Quốc Kỳ Việt Nam.

List of Cities and States with Resolutions and Proclamations
recognizing the Vietnamese Freedom and Heritage Flag:
 

http://quockyvietnam.tripod.com/
 


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