Asian American Pacific Heritage Month 2018

Asian American Pacific Heritage Month 2018

The theme for APAHM 2018 is “Remember. Represent. Reignite.” This theme symbolizes our desire to remember Asian American and Pacific Islander history, consider how history impacts the community’s representation in the present, and focus on ways to reignite a voice for advocacy to create a better future for all.

Asian American Pacific Heritage Month 2018 Calendar

 Signature Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2018 Events

Holi Moli

March 31, 2017

President’s Park

11:00 AM- 3:00 PM

The moment you have all been waiting for is here: HOLI MOLI 2018!
This FREE event will be held in President’s Park with free color powder (FDA approved corn starch), free pizza and free sunglasses! Make sure to get in the spirit and wear white!
This event is open to the general public but anyone under 18 needs a parent/legal guardian to sign their waiver at the event
SAVE TIME & REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/y6v2phy5

 

 

Sponsored by the Indian Student Association, Patriot Activity Council ,WeDesy.com, Diversity, Inclusion and Multicultural Education, Office of International Programs, and Off-Campus Student Services.

 

Mason Night Market

April 2, 2018

Johnson Center, North Plaza

7:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Join us for our first Mason Night Market kickoff celebration to Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) on Monday, April 2 from 7-10pm on North Plaza. We will have a night filled with Asian/Asian American inspired food, music, performances, games, trivia, giveaways, and so much more!

Tickets are available at https://masonnightmarket.eventbrite.com

#MasonNightMarket

 

Sponsored by Taiwanese Student Association, the Chinese American Student Union, the Asian Pacific American Coalition, and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education + LGBTQ Resources, as well as support from the APAHM Planning committee, the Office of International Programs, and other community partners.

 

Remember Us, Too

 

April 11, 2018

SUB I, Room 3B

5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Examine the #MeToo Movement through an Asian American and Pacific Islander lens.  We are honored to be joined by guest speakers Dr. Rita Chi-Ying Chung, Faculty in Counseling & Development Program in the College of Education & Human Development, and Dr. Ciera Scott, Counseling and Psychological Services.

 

 

Sponsored by Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education and LGBTQ Resources, Student Support and Advocacy Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Women and Gender Studies, Kappa Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., and the College of Education & Human Development.

 

Jenny Yang: Keynote Speaker

April 24, 2018

The MIX, Main Floor

6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Jenny Yang is a Los Angeles-based writer, actor and stand-up comedian who produces the first-ever, mostly female, Asian American standup comedy tour, Disoriented Comedy, and The Comedy Comedy Festival: A Comedy Festival, a comedy festival showcasing the best in Asian American comedic talent.

In 2016, Jenny was honored as a White House Champion of Change for her leadership in Asian American and Pacific Islander Art and Storytelling. In 2015, she was dubbed one of Los Angeles’ “most fascinating people” in LA Weekly’s annual “People” issue. Jenny is a Creative Change fellow with The Opportunity Agenda and a Google Next Generation Leader.

Taiwan-born and Southern California-raised, Jenny is a frequent collaborator on viral videos with Buzzfeed and Fusion that have amassed over 35 million combined views, and actor in digital projects from Comedy Central, Funny or Die, MTV, Sourcefed/Nuclear Family, and Cracked.com.

Drawing from her former career in politics, Jenny is a regular commentator on politics and pop culture with contributions featured in National Public Radio, MSNBC, The Guardian, NBC News, BBC News, Al Jazeera America, Complex Magazine, Southern California Public Radio, South by Southwest, BlogHer, and numerous college and industry panels.

For more information, visit her website at jennyyang.tv/bio/

Tickets available at https://jennyyangapahm2018.eventbrite.com

Sponsored by Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education and LGBTQ Resources