Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month


May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month. President Jimmy Carter signed Public Law 95-419 in 1978 to commemorate a week long celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week. In 1990, Congress passed Public Law 102-450 to make the entire month of May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Monthopens a new window. Visit AsianPacificHeritage.govopens a new window to learn more about those who enriched America's history; check out videos, exhibitions and more.

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