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RESOLUTION NO: 2003-140
 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POMONA, 
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, 
RECOGNIZING THE YELLOW FLAG WITH THREE RED STRIPES 
AS THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY.

Ngày 7 Tháng 7 Năm 2003
(July 7th, 2003)
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 


 
 

 
CITY OF POMONA, CALIFORNIA
RESOLUTION NO.  2003-140
 
 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF POMONA, 
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, 
RECOGNIZING THE YELLOW FLAG WITH THREE RED STRIPES 
AS THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY.



WHEREAS, the current government of Vietnam is a non-democratic, one-party system of government without rule of law that arbitrarily infringes upon the basic human and civil liberties of its citizens; and

WHEREAS, Vietnamese-Americans were forced to flee Vietnam in fear of the government of 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, the current government of Vietnam continues to harass, interrogate and arrest individuals advocating democracy; 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.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Pomona 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

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Pomona 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.
 

APPROVED AND PASSED this   7th day of   July, 2003.

CITY OF POMONA
Edward Cortez
Mayor

ATTEST:
Douglas Dunlap 
City Manager 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Arnold M. Alvarez-Glasman
City Attorney
 


 

 


 
 
 
 
 

 

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