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May is Asian American Pacific Islander heritage month.

Highline College AAPI Heritage Month 2016 Poster

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Highline College’s AAPI Taskforce and AANAPISI brings to you a series of events to celebrate the diverse cultures and heritages from Asians and Pacific Islanders.

Honor’s Colloquy Speaker
Wednesday, May 4 » 12:15–1:20 p.m., Building 10, Room 103
Contemporary Issues & Innovations in the Cambodian Community

As a learned novice monk in Cambodia and now an emerging activist, Venerable Prenz Sa-Ngoun will share his experiences that led him to lead the Cambodian Cooperative of Seattle.

Contact: Jacque Clinton at jclinton@highline.edu

Experience the Wing
AAPI History, Culture and Current Issues
Friday, May 20 » 12:30–5 p.m., Wing Luke Museum

Living in the Seattle region gives us access to museums and cultural experiences, don’t be a hometown stranger and sign-up for this opportunity to visit the Wing Luke Museum. “A Museum Like No Other”, it captures the personal stories and struggles from local immigrants and provides a unique version of the American story.

Space is limited, contact Bopha Cheng at bcheng@highline.edu or stop by TRIO, building 6, room 156 for field trip forms.

AAPI Heritage Month Luau
Saturday, May 21 » 12–3 p.m., Building 8, Mt. Townsend

FREE event and open to all! Come enjoy great luau food and immerse in the islands with performances by Highline student performers and local High School students.

Get your free tickets from Pacific Islander Club on campus or at the AANAPISI office in building 9, room 215.

Contact: Cheryl Carino-Burr at CCarinoBurr@highline.edu

AAPI Heritage Month Social Mixer Celebration
Wednesday, May 25 » 12–2 p.m., Building 2

As AAPI Heritage Month comes to an end, we invite all of you to celebrate with the committee. Students will share their experiences from each event above and come learn more about what it means to be an Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institution (AANAPISI).

Contact: Vince Sanchez at vsanchez@highline.edu