Asian Pacific American Heritage Month


Asian Pacific Heritage Month Awards 2015

 

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month Awards Night

Awards Night 2017 “The Faces of Activism” Monday, May 22, 2017, 5:30 - 8 p.m., EMU Ballroom

Asian and Pacific American Heritage Month Awards Night first began in 2015. Former CMAE Academic Advisor and Asian and Pacific Islander Student Retention Specialist, David To, started development of the Awards Night when he first got to campus the summer of 2014. David felt that while student groups had previously done events for Asian and Pacific Heritage Month there was a lack of a specific signature event hosted by the university. David felt it was important to have the UO host an event that not only celebrated the achievements of the Asian and Pacific American community but also brought in unique perspectives on the Asian and Pacific American experience through education and social justice.

While spearheading the initial work David admits how vital it was for him to form partnerships with departments and individuals across the campus. This necessity for interdepartmental work also helped initiate the development of the Asian Desi Pacific American Strategic Initiatives Group which is currently overseeing the 2017 APAHM Awards Night.

With the partnerships developed – David successfully led the hosting of the first Awards Night, “One Community, 18 Million Voices.”. \Following the success of the first Awards Night – the 2016 APAHM Awards Night, “(Re)Defining Resistance” soon followed.

“It was really beautiful that people all over campus came together to do this…different levels of people came together – students, administration, staff, community members came together to make this event.” – David To

Serving as Asian Pacific and American Heritage Month’s signature event – Awards Night seeks to not only celebrate the efforts of those in our respective community but also educate and allow those who do not identify as Asian, Desi, Pacific Islander to learn about our communities. This year the theme, “The Faces of Activism” seeks to emphasize the immense diversity of the ADPI community and exhibit the numerous ways we incorporate activism in our work. We will be hosting performers, lecturers, and artists to discuss how they incorporate activism throughout their work. Furthermore, the ceremony will be highlighting and honoring the work done by ADPI leaders throughout the University of Oregon. Dinner will be hosted during the event.

MORE INFORMATION about "The Faces of Activism," including RSVP coming soon!

Asian Pacific and American Heritage Month Events

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    April 29, 2017, 5:30 - 9:30 pm, GSH GReaT room

    UTSAV 2017

    Students of the Indian Subcontinent cordially invite you to UTSAV 2017. UTSAV means "celebration" and we will be showcasing the culture, music, dance, and food of India and the subcontinent.

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    May 2, 5 - 8 pm, EMU Ballroom

    Diversity Career Night

    Diversity Career Night brings together underrepresented students and alums (including persons of color, those who identify as LGBTQ, persons with disabilities and veterans) with employers for an evening of education and engagement..

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    May 6, 2017, 12 - 3 PM, GSH GReaT Room

    Cassey Ho

    APASU is proud to host Cassey Ho -  an award-winning fitness instructor, entrepreneur, personality, and  creator of Blogilates, the #1 female fitness channel on YouTube with over 300 million views and 3 million subscribers..

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    May 6, 2017, 5:30 - 8 PM. EMU Ballroom

    I-Night

    ISA presents to you iNight, the biggest annual international event on campus. It is a night full of performances, activities, and food to celebrate all cultures together as one. Tickets are on sale for $5.

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    May 18, 2017, 6:30 - 8 PM

    Dante Basco

    Come listen to spoken poetry by actor, poet, writer, and producer Dante Basco.

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    May 22, 2017, 5:30 - 8 PM, EMU Ballroom

    2017 APAHM Awards Night: Face of Activism

    ADPI SIG will be hosting performers, lecturers, and artists to discuss how they incorporate activism throughout their work. Furthermore, the ceremony will be highlighting and honoring the work done by ADPI leaders throughout the University of Oregon. Dinner will be hosted during the event. Free