May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month! It is also sometimes referred to as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. To celebrate we have invited all our mentors and youth to plan some intentional outings centered around AAPI culture. Here are our ideas:
Learn more about Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
Check out the Library of Congress site dedicated to celbrating this month for articles, ideas for celebration and a calendar of events for the month.
Listen to the Podcast, The May Lee Show
Award-winning, international journalist, May Lee, sits down with the most impactful and relevant Asian and Asian Americans who are boldly enhancing and elevating Asian voices and issues around the world.
Go to an Asian-owned Restaurant
This article has a list of several restaurants and background on their owners.
Go to an Asian Market
Check out aisles of culturally-inspired dishes at Asiana Market along with a food court with tons of options.
Go to the Japanese Friendship Garden
RoHoEn is an authentic 3.5 acre Japanese Stroll Garden near downtown Phoenix with tea garden and tea house. Learn more.