The Power of Words
In 1998, the Vietnamese Youth Foundation founded a
monthly newspaper (Tieng Dan) for the purpose of
delivering news, events, and articles to the
Vietnamese Community in Southern California. Today,
the newspaper (Dan Toc) is read by approximately
50,000 people and spread over 11 states. Dan Toc
Newspaper is one of the only non-profit weekly
newspaper in the community, with the mission to
promote education, growth, and human rights.
Radio Free Vietnam (VNTD Radio)
Founded by the Vietnamese Youth Foundation in 2001,
VNTD Radio (Radio Free Vietnam) is a privately owned
Vietnamese Radio Network; broadcasting 24 hours a day
7 days a week to a potential population of over
300,000 Vietnamese audiences living in Orange County.
VNTD Radio broadcast a diverse array of programs in
the areas of education, family programs,
entertainment, and news / media.
The central mission of VNTD Radio is to provide
resourceful programs for the cultivation and
enrichment of the human mind and spirit through
education, artistic productions, and public service.
VNTD Radio operates in accordance with a set of core
values and beliefs, which provides the guideline for
the development and production of our programs.
- To embrace diversity and promote interdependency.
- To foster integrity, honesty, and principles.
- To treat people as they would like be treated.
- To apply the highest standards of excellence to the
development of VNTD Radio
programs, products, and services.
- To contribute positively to the communities and
In 2002, Vietnamese Youth Foundation broadcast for the
first time on television to a potential audience of
Southern California. The program was a tremendous
of people requesting for a
continous broadcasting of the program.
Today, FV Television (Free Vietnam Television)
broadcasts on KSCI channel 18 every morning to the
enormous community of Orange County. The program is a
mix of local news, events and activites from the
Communities as well as the Vietnamese Youth
KSCI-TV is the leading over-the-air Asian language
television station in the United States. It was
founded in 1977 and since the beginning,
KSCI-TV has served Southern California's culturally
diverse and multi-lingual community. Over the past 25
years, our company has become
a strong believer and practitioner of programming to
the different Asian groups who live in the United
States. KSCI-TV, Channel 18 reaches 5.3 million
households and 2.8 million cable households in the six
counties of Los Angeles, Orange County, San
Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura and San Diego. We
provide a unique variety of news, sports, dramas and
entertainment programs produced and aired in 14