Vietnamese American Community of Northern Cal vs. City of San Jose
The Brown Act lawsuit is grinding through the wheel of justice with the City of San Jose trying to ask for a dismissal. Recently, the City appealed to the Court of Appeals but lost its appeal on related matter. The date for the trial will be in early March 2010. The community recently had a fund raising event to support the trial. Another event will be on December 13, 2009
According the community's website:
Established in 1994, VACNORCAL is a nonprofit organization represeting Vietnamese-Americans in Northern California. Headquartered in San Jose, its mission is to support theVietnamese-American community in the Bay Area. VACNORCAL is the plaintiff.
Vietnamese American Community Services (VACS) is a nonprofit foundation founded by Dr. Phu Le. The foundation provides social assistance to San Jose Vietnamese-American residents. Dr. Phu Le is the treasurer of the legal fund.