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Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Events

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Events at Gateway

Join us throughout May for virtual events exploring Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) culture.


Tuesday, May 4 | 1 - 2:30 p.m.
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Over the last year, the United States has been confronted with the reality of multiple pandemics - COVID-19, an increase in Asian American hate crimes and continued racial injustice. Join this crucial conversation as we explore what it means to be Asian American in 2021 and ways to be a pro-social ally.

Contact Tammi Summers for more information at or 262-564-2538.


Wednesday, May 12 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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"Asian Americans" is a five-hour film series that chronicles the contributions and challenges of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing ethnic group in America. Personal histories and new academic research casts a fresh lens on U.S. history and the role Asian Americans have played in it. Find out more about this Docuseries


Thursday, May 20  | 12 - 1 p.m.
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The top three winners earn prizes! Join for the chance to win a Visa gift card: First place - $50; Second place - $30; Third place - $20. Staff is welcome to play, but only students are eligible to win a gift card.

Topics include: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month • Mental Health Awareness • Flowers • Music • TV moms

Contact Lindsey Kosman at or Trina Muscarella at for more information.

Questions about Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month? Contact Emma Hendriethat or 262-564-2471. 

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