Asian American Heritage Month

May 31, 2019 | Tonia Bui

Meet the Honorable Aruna Miller: Community Trailblazer and Political Pipeline Leader

As Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month ends in May, Politics Within Politics (PWP) features the honorable Aruna Miller. She is a former Maryland State Delegate and previous candidate for Congress in the 2018 Primary Election. Aruna continues to serve her community, building the political pipeline for other Indian Americans to run for office […]

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May 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Google Doodle Honors Glenstone Artist

An artist whose sculptures are on display at Glenstone Museum in Potomac is featured on Wednesday’s Google Doodle. Ruth Asawa, a Japanese-American artist and educator, is the first person Google Doodle is celebrating for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month. In honor of Asian-American Pacific Islander month in the US, a #GoogleDoodle for Japanese-American artist & educator […]

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May 3, 2016 | Willie James Inman

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (PHOTO & VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Council recognized May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at a Council session on Tuesday. Council Vice President Roger Berliner presented the proclamation to members of the County’s Asian Pacific American community. “Our county is truly blessed by its extraordinary diversity…It is one of our greatest strengths,” Councilmember Berliner said. “The Asian […]

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April 1, 2016 | Staff Writer

Asian Pacific American Artwork to go on Display at Gaithersburg Activity Center

The City of Gaithersburg will celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with an art exhibit at the Activity Center at Bohrer Park. The exhibit will feature traditional and contemporary Chinese art by members of the Harmonious Art Group. The Harmonious Art Group, a group of artist who specialize in different styles and techniques of Chinese art, will […]

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May 15, 2015 | Tonia Bui

Meet Bel Leong-Hong: National Political Operative and Voice for the Asian American Community

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. To commemorate this time, we honor the Asians Americans who made strides for many communities across the nation. Among them is Belkis Leong-Hong, the Democratic National Committee’s AAPI Caucus Chair. While serving in this leadership role since 2005, she has successfully created 11 Asian American state level […]

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