Labeling the generations
In Minnesota, there are about 22,000 Hmong who are 18 to 34 years old, the group known as the millennial generation. In the Hmong community, however, the generations are marked less by age and cultural markers than by birthplace.
Hmong 1.0 Born in Laos
Hmong 1.5 Born in refugee camps
Hmong 2.0 Born in the United States
Source: Minnesota History Center, "We are Hmong Minnesota"