Archive for May 13th, 2009

  • A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

    A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America

    ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE MONTH, 2009 The vast diversity of languages, religions, and cultural traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders continues to strengthen the fabric of American society. From the arrival of the first Asian American and Pacific Islander immigrants 150 years […]

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  • A Proclamation from the Mayor of San Francisco

    A Proclamation from the Mayor of San Francisco

    WHEREAS, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebrates the rich history, cultural traditions, colorful diversity, and significant contributions of over thirty unique Asian and Pacific Islanders ethnic groups; and WHEREAS, in October 1978, President Jimmy Carter signed a Joint Resolution adopted by the House of Representatives […]

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  • AHSC’s Must-See Entertainers

    AHSC’s Must-See Entertainers

    AMBER FIELD Amber Field began playing piano at age five. She received a BA in Indian History from Pomona College and studied abroad in India. Amber chants and plays esraj, didgeridoo and drums in Bay Area yoga classes. amberfieldmusic.com

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  • What Are the Cherry Blossoms All Over Town?

    What Are the Cherry Blossoms All Over Town?

    Dave San Pedro’s bright and beautiful cherry blossom tree design has been chosen as the official artwork of the fifth annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) and will be reproduced and displayed all over San Francisco in an outdoor viral marketing campaign. This year’s Asian […]

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  • APA Heritage Month 2009

    APA Heritage Month 2009

    Dear fellow Asian Americans and friends: As we look forward to welcoming and celebrating the 19th annual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, the month of May always serves as an important opportunity to reflect our position as a community in America, and as a report […]

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  • Daily Dose & Announcements: 05/13/09

    Daily Dose & Announcements: 05/13/09

    >> Woman, 90, Gets Degree 67 Years Late >> Filipino-American Symphony Orchestra Making Music, Making History >> A Chinese Artist’s Merging of East and West >> Google to Reshoot Street Views of Japanese Cities Following Privacy Complaints >> China Jails a Former Leader of Tiananmen […]

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  • Chinese American Heroine: Jennie Chin Hansen

    Chinese American Heroine: Jennie Chin Hansen

    Name in English: Jennie Chin Hansen Name in Chinese: 陈祯娜 [陳禎娜] Name in Pinyin: Chén Zhēn Nà Gender: Female Birth Year: 1948 Birth Place: New York

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  • Asian Heritage Street Celebration Honors 50 SFUSD Students For Excellence in Nutrition and Fitness

    Asian Heritage Street Celebration Honors 50 SFUSD Students For Excellence in Nutrition and Fitness

    By Angela Pang San Francisco – Fifty students from 12 San Francisco Unified School District elementary, middle, and high schools will receive glass plaques for excellence in nutrition and fitness at the 5th Annual Asian Heritage Street Celebration on Saturday May 16. An awards ceremony […]

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  • Asian Heritage Street Celebration Hits San Francisco’s Little Saigon

    Asian Heritage Street Celebration Hits San Francisco’s Little Saigon

    By Angela Pang San Francisco – The largest gathering of Asian Pacific Americans in the nation is back and bigger than ever, featuring Asian American artists, DJs, martial arts, j-cars, a Muay Thai kickboxing ring, diverse food, a karaoke contest, arts and crafts, anime, free […]

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  • UFC Fighter Mark Munoz, “Filipino Wrecking Machine,” at ASHC

    UFC Fighter Mark Munoz, “Filipino Wrecking Machine,” at ASHC

    When: Saturday May 16, 2009, 11:00 am-2:00 pm Where: San Francisco, California (Civic Center) Who: Mark Munoz, Filipino-American UFC Fighter What: On May 16, Munoz will appear on-stage at the Asian Street Heritage Celebration in San Francisco to share how community programs were very much […]

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