Come Celebrate Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, May 11, 2021 @UC Berkeley Library

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage
Month, dedicated to celebrating the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the United States. During this 90-minute webinar, speakers will discuss historical and contemporary issues affecting the AAPI community. In light of the recent attacks on the Asian American community, this event takes on particular importance.

The event is free and open to all with prior registration: http://ucberk.li/aapihm-event 

 


An Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month Reading List

Asian Pacific American heritage Month a Contemporary Reading List
by Taylor Follett

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which means that federal organizations such as the Library of Congress, the National Parks Service, and the Smithsonian Institution, among others, join together to acknowledge and honor the many generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who make up an essential part of America. However, you don’t have to be a member of a federal organization to join in—and, as always, we at the library love to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month by reading!

Interested in learning more about Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month? Check out the official website here. Happy reading!