September 11th, 2018 marks the 17th anniversary of the September 11th attacks and the events that led to the continuing conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan. In recognition of this solemn occasion, the lives lost that day, and the men and women who have served our country, the Veterans First Program and LPC Student Veterans Organization will hold a special event on September 11th starting at 11 AM for the campus community:
Front (south Quad) of Student Services and Administrative Building, Bldg. 1600
11:00 a.m. – National Anthem, honor guard, moment of silence.
A few words from Las Positas College President - Roanna Bennie.
Key note speaker: Mony Nop
We encourage your attendance for this important day. Faculty please highly encourage your students to attend. Open to the public, ask your friends and family to attend.
If you are unable to attend please take some time to reflect and honor 9.11.01.
Mony Nop immigrated to the U.S., having escaped the Killing Fields of Cambodia with his family at the age of 6. He became a police officer and served in Livermore for 17 years before retiring from the force to establish his own real estate office. He is the founder of Mony Nop Foundation, focused on youth leadership, and is co-founder of Tri-Valley Nonprofit Alliance, focused on nonprofits collaborating and sharing resources.
Mony is known for giving back to his community. For that, he has been featured in CBS Early Show, ABC Extreme Make Over--Home Edition and he has been awarded the Good Neighbors Award from Bay East Association of Realtors and National Association of Realtors; and in 2018, the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Award. Mony recently authored a children’s book, “Officer M.N.O.P and Me—How Police Officers Serve the Community On and Off Duty.”