HSA Meeting 10/5/10

Attendees: Chong, Becky, Mailor, Oliver, Elizabeth, Maifoua, Taylor, Dina, Naly, Kong, Ger Jerry, Mykhou.

Meeting started at 8: 13 pm.

Check in question:

Why don’t Hmong parents say I love you to their children?

Community Agreements:

Are having rules that all members agree on to make the meetings more comfortable and a better environment.

  • No Put Downs.
  • No Spitting.
  • Be respectful (Do Not Interrupt).
  • Active Listening
  • What happens in the space stays in the space.
  • One Mic (One Person talk at a time).
  • Safe word (Sticky Rice).
  • Use appropriate language.
  • Step up, step back.
  • Be open-minded.
  • Do not be a stranger.
  • Attack the idea, not the person.

Community Discussion:

How do you feel about this quarter?

How are your classes going?

Upcoming Events:

OC (Organization Collaboration) Day

What is it: HUSA’s (Hmong University Student Association) second annual Organization Collaboration Day (OC day). This event welcomes Hmong student organizations from across California to come together and meet one another. There will be activities, icebreakers, and social time for everyone. Food and refreshments will be provided by HUSA.

Date: October 16, 2010 Saturday

Time: 9 am-4 pm

Location: Sacramento, CA

People who want to go: Elizabeth, Mykhou. Taylor, Kong, Naly, Chong, Oliver

*Contact either Mykhou Vue or Oliver Cruz if you have any questions or if you are interested in going.

Mykhou: (530) 635-7672 (mvue3@ucsc.edu)

Oliver: (818) 568-6059 (oocruz@ucsc.edu)

Halloween Event:

Wear a Costume if you can.

Pot Luck: Bring food.

Date: October 30, 2010 Saturday

Time: 6 pm-8 pm

Location: Oliver’s House

*Contact Mykhou Vue if you have any questions at (530) 635-7672 and (mvue3@ucsc.edu).

Informing HSA:


Current dancers are Naly, Kong, Bao, Simon, Kong

*Contact Elizabeth Yang if you have any questions or if you want to join at (916) 548-8501 and (sendmeanemailthankyou@yahoo.com).

ISHE:  Meetings will start on Thursday October 28, 2010.  The time is still not known yet but it might be one of these time slots.

3 pm-5 pm

4 pm-6pm

8 pm-10 pm

*Contact either Maifoua Her or Becky Xiong if you have any questions.

Maifoua: (559) 287-3039 (mher4@ucsc.edu)

Becky Xiong: (bxiong2@ucsc.edu)


Shoua Yang is from Fresno City College and wants to know if any HSA members want to volunteer for her event on UCSC.

Date: October 22, 2010 Friday

Time: 10am-1 pm

Location: University of Santa Cruz

Panel: Two students for each year or 1 student for each year.  Each student will talk about their college life experience.

Tour:  She wants these volunteers to give a tour of UCSC.

*Contact either Chong Moua or Mailor Xiong if you have any questions or if you want to know more about this event.

Chong: (559) 304-0244 (cgmoua@ucsc.edu)

Mailor: (559)355-2583 (mxiong@ucsc.edu)

E^2 (Engaging Education) Open House:

Time: 6 pm-8 pm

Date: October 14, 2010 Thursday

Location:  Redwood Lounge (In the Quarry next to the Student Union)

*Last day to add or drop a class is on October 13, 2010 Wednesday.

*Last day to withdrawn a class is on November 3, 2010 Wednesday.

Check out Question:

If you won an award, what would it be?

Meeting Adjourned at 10:13 pm


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