APA Heritage Month

  • APA Heritage Month May 22

    API Heritage Month Honoree Tom Izu

    Tom Izu is a civil rights educator, community organizer and retired Executive Director of the California History Center at De Anza College. Tom was raised in the South Bay and from an early age, he felt isolated and could not understand why. “Growing up here during that time there were very few Asians. Out of my graduating class, I think…

  • APA Heritage Month May 22

    APA Heritage Month Honoree Sachin Radhakrishnan

    Sachin Radhakrishnan is a homelessness advocate and founder of the nonprofit, In Their Shoes. He was born in Bahrain, an island in the Middle East, and grew up in Toronto surrounded by a vibrant and diverse community. Sachin’s family later immigrated to San Jose to find opportunity. When he was young, Sachin saw his father share their meal with...

  • AACI May 22

    APA Heritage Month Honoree Thu Quach

    Thu Quach came to the United States as a refugee from Vietnam when she was four years old. From a young age, she was the primary interpreter for her parents, especially for her mother when she was ill and needed to go to the hospital. This led Thu toward a career in the health field and also gave her a…

  • AACI May 22

    APA Heritage Month Honoree Anne Im

    Anne Im was born in South Korea and immigrated to the U.S. with her family when she was two years old. Serving others was a big part of her family growing up but she began to learn more about issues affecting the Asian community such as race, gender, immigrant status, LGBT issues, and domestic violence during her college years....

  • APA Heritage Month May 13

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Honoree on Asian Pacific America

    Asian Pacific America: In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, AACI and NBC Bay Area honor Tom Izu for his contributions to the APA community.

  • APA Heritage Month May 8

    Celebrating APA Heritage Month with the Asian Art Museum

    Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month virtually this May! Join the Asian Art Museum as they honor the many contributions and cultural impact of our community of artists and creators through online performances, artist talks, workshops, exhibitions, and more. Visit their website for more ways to celebrate APA Heritage Month and check out the full lineup of programs taking place each...

  • asian pacific america May 6

    Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Every week in May, there will be a Facebook Live program to celebrate Asian Americans in food, leadership, health care, entertainment, and business. We invite you to tune-in and participate in the live program on the Facebook Group or Facebook Page. The APA Heritage Foundation, in partnership with their Official Celebration Partners, Asian Art Museum, CAAM, and SF Public Library has compiled...

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