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Posted on: May 3, 2021

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

MAY-Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Watch Video on History of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month:


ONLINE EVENT:

Thursday, May 6, 8:30 PM (Eastern Time) Standing Against Racism in the Time of COVID: A Conversation on Activism

 Join Asia Society Southern California and Asia Society Texas Center for a conversation on activism – what people and organizations can do to combat these ongoing heinous acts of racism and xenophobia. We will be joined by CNN reporter Amara Walker, Georgia State. Rep. Bee Nguyen, Stop AAPI Hate Co-Founder Dr. Russell Jeung and Compassion in Oakland Co-Founder Katrina Ramos, who will share their perspectives on how the current groundswell of support can be sustained to realize immediate relief and enable long-term systemic and social change. CEO of Asian Americans Advancing Justice Los Angeles Connie Chung Joe will moderate.

https://asiasociety.org/southern-california/events/standing-against-racism-time-covid-conversation-activism


For Children Ages 5 - 12:

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month! To celebrate the contributions of Asian Americans, The Center for Global Education has launched a new series called, Spotlight on Asian Americans. The series will feature inspiring Asian Americans and explore their specific contributions to life in America. These mini-lessons are perfect for children ages 5-12 and will aim to spark the curiosity of young learners by helping them to build a more inclusive understanding of American history. 

Thursday, May 6
 https://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/spotlight-asian-americans-duke-kahanamoku
Thursday, May 13
  https://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/spotlight-asian-americans-ruth-asawa
Thursday, May 20
  https://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/spotlight-asian-americans-larry-itliong
Thursday, May 27
   https://asiasociety.org/new-york/events/spotlight-asian-americans-kalpana-chawla


Other Links of Interest:

https://asiasociety.org/new-york/asian-pacific-american-heritage-month-asia-society

https://asiasociety.org/race-racism

https://asiasociety.org/standing-solidarity-asian-and-asian-american-community

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