Documentary | 2008 | 57 mins | DVD | Closed Captioning
Producer: Foung Heu
Director: Noel Lee
Grade Levels: High school and up
In January of 2002, Mee Moua became the first Hmong American to be elected to a statewide political office for the first time in United States history. THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR MEE details Moua’s historic and whirlwind campaign to become Minnesota State Senator while navigating a competitive political field and and mobilizing her immigrant Hmong community to become registered voters and a part of the American political process.