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Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Exhibit

Saturday, May 21, 2022 8am to 5pm

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May 16-31 | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays | Intercultural Diversity Center, 2100 Student Center
(Cultural Exploration/Educational Engagement)

 

In commemoration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Intercultural Diversity Center will house a monthlong exhibit featuring information on the challenges, contributions and achievements by Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians. In 1978, the U.S. Congress recognized Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week and passed a law expanding the observance to a month in 1990. The month of May was chosen to commemorate the immigration of the first Japanese people to the United States on May 7, 1843, and to mark the anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. Participants  will learn about the creation of AAPI, and prominent figures in military, education, art and inventions we use today. For more information, contact the Intercultural Diversity Center at ua_idc@ua.edu.

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