Thursday, May 5, 2011
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
May marks an especially exciting month for AAHI as it is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. At AAHI, we are proud to celebrate the generations of Asians and Pacific Islanders (API) who have made an impact in our country, our state and our county.
On a local level, Montgomery County is home to nearly half of Maryland's Asian American population. According to the 2010 US Census, approximately 42.5% of Maryland's Asian American population resides in Montgomery County which is equivalent to about 13.9% of the County's population. We would like to take this time to thank and salute our fellow partners for working together to build a stronger Asian Pacific American community.
There are several events in the DC-Metropolitan area to celebrate Asian Pacific American heritage. If you are interested in learning more about APA Heritage Month and activities related to this month, please click here.