Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

may, 2021

01mayallday31FeaturedAsian/Pacific American Heritage Month(All Day)

Event Details

The Library of Congress described Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as “a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia and Easter Isla.” Read more at the official Asian Pacific Heritage website.


View the Library of Congress’ virtual events in celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month:

CULINASIA: The Future of Asian Food in America: Saving Chinatown and Our Legacies – May 5th

Jim Lee and Asian American Superheroes – May 6th

CULINASIA: The Future of Asian Food in America: Southeast Asia Got Something to Say – May 19th

Youth in Action: Ecological Knowledge in Pacific Coastal Communities – May 20th



may 1 (Saturday) - 31 (Monday)