Kenneth Arellano Jr. Ken hopes to offer the commission with community, workforce, and education resources to meet the needs of the AAPI community. Ken enjoys traveling and cooking and if he can do both, he is ecstatic. You might also see Ken in his community garden getting his hands in the Earth. Gil Asakawa is an experienced journalist, author and online media expert who is active in the Japanese American and Asian American communities and covers Asian American issues and culture on blogs and social media. He was the recipient of a Japanese Cabinet Social Media Fellowship to travel to Okinawa in January to research the culture and history of Okinawa.
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National Association of Asian American Professionals | Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
The U. Trust Territories of the Pacific or the Northern Marianas. Asian or Pacific Islander was an option to indicate race and ethnicity in the United States Censuses in the and Census as well as in several Census Bureau studies in between, including Current Population Surveys reports and updates between and The term is also used by several state boards and commissions , including in Washington ,  Michigan ,  Maryland ,  and Connecticut. Previous to the s, the only term used to refer to Americans with ancestry in Asia was "orientals. Asian American college students also fought for the inclusion of their stories in college curriculum  The death of Chinese American, Vincent Chin, in , furthered the pan-racial movement for Asian American rights. Vincent Chin's death brought awareness of shared struggles between the various pan-ethnic Asian American groups.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: In their own words (Part 3)
Denver Water is very proud of our diverse workforce. We asked a few of our employees Part 1 and Part 2 to share their culture and experiences for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which occurs in May and celebrates the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Jason Kearns grew up a Colorado boy in Larkspur, south of Denver, but his roots reach across an ocean.
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