Created in 2011, the Vietnamese American Oral History Project (VAOHP) assembles, preserves, and disseminates the diverse life stories of Vietnamese Americans in Southern California for future generations.

VAOHP connects the university and community by partnering with local and national organizations, community leaders and volunteers, and the media.

The collection focuses on the legacy of refugees and immigrants whose life stories contribute to our understanding of American history and of Vietnamese in the diaspora.