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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month by Working to End Mass Incarceration

Gregory Cendana | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Gregory Cendana

Together, we are working toward achieving a reformed criminal justice system that offers formerly imprisoned people an economic path forward and restores voting rights -- and we are already winning battles.

Looking for Familiar Faces: Books to Explore During Asian-Pacific Heritage Month

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.28.2015 | New York
The New York Public Library

As a librarian at NYPL, I'm thrilled I get the opportunity to talk with my patrons and share the books that explore the diversity of Asian influence. As a society, we seem to be growing beyond broad cultural strokes, and have started to really listen to the unique experiences Asians have in America.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Kiran Ahuja | Posted 05.10.2015 | Impact
Kiran Ahuja

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the incredible diversity within our community and the significant contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to this nation. It is also a time to reflect on the trials and tribulations our community.

Expanding Opportunity for AAPI Communities Through Education

Chris Lu | Posted 07.19.2014 | Education
Chris Lu

As with every other race, obtaining a college degree means facing lower rates of unemployment. For AAPIs, having a college education means shaving nearly 2 percentage points off the unemployment rate compared to AAPIs with only a high school education.

11 Reasons I Love My Asian Mom

Ko Im | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Ko Im

Mother's Day falls during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Here's a toast to my Korean umma.