Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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We may not be traveling around the world these days, but you don’t have to travel far to experience and appreciate cultural diversity. In your own city and state, you can find communities of all backgrounds and ethnicities, and you can learn about how they have contributed in many positive ways to make your community what it is today.

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage month, a commemoration permanently designated in 1992, is “a month to celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions generations of Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture.”

Here are some ways you can learn more about and celebrate AAPI contributions to your communities in your own way:

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