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About Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Asian Pacific 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