About Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month is celebrated nationally during the month of May to commemorate the first immigrants who came from Japan on May 7, 1843. This month is celebrated in April at the University of Iowa and pays tribute to the contributions generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders have made to American history, society, and culture.

Upcoming Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Events

APIDA Graduation Banquet

at 6:30 PM

Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

--It's time to celebrate YOU--

The Asian American Student Union (AASU) is proud to present the 3nd Annual APIDA Graduation on Friday, April 26th, 2019 in IMU Black Box on the...

SAAM Self-Care Potluck

at 5:30 PM

Latino Native American Cultural Center

Join us at Afro House, LNACC, APACC, and the Pride Alliance Center for a night of self-care and being in community! Whether you enjoy doing crafts, playing video or board...