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Our Holidays

Bach Viet will be celebrating these days during the upcoming year. Our main office location will be closed.

Veterans Day

November 10, 2023

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On Veterans Day, we honor the brave men and women who have served our country, including refugees who have sacrificed so much for the freedoms we enjoy today. Bach Viet is proud to support refugee veterans and their families, and to provide resources to help them transition to life in the United States.

Christmas Break

December 22, 2023-January 2, 2023

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Christmas is an annual holiday celebrated primarily as a Christian religious observance commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. It has evolved into a global cultural and festive occasion, marked by various traditions including gift-giving, festive decorations, feasting, and gatherings with family and friends. Christmas has become a widely embraced season of goodwill, joy, and togetherness, transcending religious boundaries and bringing people of diverse backgrounds together in the spirit of love and celebration.

Presidents Day

February 19. 2024

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Presidents' Day honors and commemorates the birthdays of George Washington, the first President of the United States, and Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President, who played significant roles in shaping the nation's history.  Presidents' Day is marked by various activities, including patriotic parades, historical reenactments, and sales events, and it serves as an occasion for Americans to reflect on the contributions of past presidents to the country's development and democracy.

Thanksgiving Break

November 23-26, 2023

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As Thanksgiving approaches, we want to express our heartfelt thanks to all of our supporters and employees who have helped us in our mission to support refugees and asylum seekers. Your generosity and dedication have enabled us to make a difference in the lives of many individuals and families who have experienced the hardships of displacement and resettlement.

Martin Luther King Birthday

January 15, 2024

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Martin Luther King Day commemorates the civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday. It serves as a day of reflection and remembrance of Dr. King's tireless advocacy for racial equality, justice, and nonviolent activism during the civil rights movement in the 1950s and 1960s. It also encourages individuals to engage in community service and activism to promote the principles of equality and social justice that Dr. King championed.

Cesar Chavez Birthday

April 1, 2024


Cesar Chavez Day celebrates the birthday of Cesar Chavez, a prominent labor leader and civil rights activist who co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW) union. This day serves as a reminder of his tireless efforts in the labor movement, advocating for fair wages, better working conditions, and social justice for agricultural workers, and it encourages reflection on the ongoing struggle for workers' rights and social equality.

Memorial Day

May 27, 2024

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Memorial Day is a national holiday dedicated to honoring and remembering the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. People typically observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries, participating in parades, and paying tribute to veterans. It also marks the unofficial start of the summer season, with many engaging in outdoor activities and gatherings with family and friends.

Fourth of July

July 4, 2024

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The Fourth of July, also known as Independence Day, commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, when the thirteen American colonies declared their independence from British rule. Americans celebrate this day with patriotic fervor, marked by fireworks displays, parades, barbecues, and gatherings with family and friends. 


June 19, 2024

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Juneteenth is an annual holiday observed in the United States on that date. It commemorates the moment in 1865 when Union Army General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, and issued General Order No. 3, announcing the end of slavery in Texas and effectively emancipating the last enslaved African Americans in the Confederate states. Juneteenth is a celebration of freedom and African American heritage, marked by events such as parades, festivals, music, and discussions on the history and struggles of Black Americans. 

Labor Day

September 2, 2024

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Labor Day honors the achievements and contributions of workers and the labor movement. Labor Day typically involves parades, picnics, and various recreational activities. It also serves as a reminder of the ongoing efforts to improve labor conditions and workers' rights.

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