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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month May 2012
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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Welcome to the Annual City of Seattle celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. In May we acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of immigrant, refugee, and American born Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

This year’s series of events at the City of Seattle will showcase the diverse and unique voices of the Asian Pacific American communities. Within our diverse communities there is a united voice that connects us all. We invite you to join us in our journey to learn about ourselves and each other.

City & Community Events (Please Save the Dates)

May 3, 2012
APIA Art Exhibit Reception (support local emerging APIA artists)-FREE Admission
Hosted by: FACES and support from Ethnic Heritage Arts Gallery & Voices of Change.

May 6, 2012
APIA Heritage Month Celebration at Seattle Center House-FREE Admission

11:45-5:00 pm.

May 15, 2012
APIA Heritage Month Celebration: Leading with Reading Book Discussion of "Remembering Silme Domingo and Gene Viernies: The Legacy of Filipino American Labor Activism" a non-fiction book by Ron Chew (May 15th, 2012; noon-1pm, SMT 3345)

May 17, 2012
SPU Asian Pacific Islander Affinity Group: Discussion on Seattle's demographics and changing communities. http://spuwebcms/SPUWEB/API/index.htm

June 30, 2012
Walk for Rice (an opportunity to support local non-profits efforts)
Seward Park (8 am-noon)

August 11, 2012
Multi-Ethnic Heritage Coalition Picnic
More information to follow.

In essence of these challenging times and limited resources; it's a great opportunity for us to challenge and encourage each other to build relationships, strengthening our allies, share our voices, our stories and our individual and collective journeys. We also encourage all of you to support community efforts. Perhaps this will be an opportunity for us to break down the barriers and embrace our collective strength. We invite all of you to join us. Bring your colleagues, friends and family to a few of these learning & networking opportunities!

Click here for more Learning Opportunities
(special Thanks to Mei Lin Tangalin ~ originator of compiled resources)

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