Archive for May 16th, 2009

  • Etiquette in a “Multi-Culti” World

    Etiquette in a “Multi-Culti” World

    If you haven’t already heard the newest buzz word for “multi-cultural,” it’s “multi-culti.” Living in the San Francisco Bay Area is the best.  We truly live in a “multi-culti” area, where we don’t have to travel far to meet people from all over the world, […]

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  • Black-Asian Unity: The Increasing BlAsian numbers

    Black-Asian Unity: The Increasing BlAsian numbers

    The mixed-race population in the United States has increased by 5 million since 2000, according to the March issue of the AARP Bulletin. That’s a 25 percent increase since the prior Census! Thus, more children of Black-Asian unions exist – and in my perception, they […]

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  • Ensuring the Success of Future Generations Means Continuing the Fight to Eradicate Hepatitis B

    Ensuring the Success of Future Generations Means Continuing the Fight to Eradicate Hepatitis B

    As we celebrate the accomplishments of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders throughout the month of May and reflect on how far we’ve come, it benefits us to also remember the obstacles and hindrances we still face as a community. One such health-related barrier […]

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  • Celebration’s Community Media Sponsors

    Celebration’s Community Media Sponsors

    Each year, the Asian Heritage Street Celebration works with a wide cross-section of television stations, newspapers, magazines and websites that serve the Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, South Asian and Southeast Asian populations in the Bay Area. These partnering media groups are the backbone of the […]

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  • Street Celebration Sponsors

    Street Celebration Sponsors

    The Asian Heritage Street Celebration could not happen without the generous support of our corporate and business sponsors. Their contributions allow the Street Celebration to mount a massive public outreach and media campaign that includes outdoor advertising on bus lines, subway and bus shelters; television […]

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  • Origins of APA History Month

    Origins of APA History Month

    In June 1977, Representatives Frank Horton of New York and Norman Y. Mineta of California introduced a House resolution calling upon the president to proclaim the first ten days of May as Asian Pacific Heritage Week. The following month, Senators Daniel Inouye and Spark Matsunaga […]

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