MO Project: Contextual Branding

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Virtual Celebration

Missouri's Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Virtual Celebration

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, which celebrates the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in the United States. Missouri is paying tribute to generations of Asian/Pacific Americans in this state who have enriched our history and are instrumental in our future success.

Watch a video from Director Anna Hui for Missouri's Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Virtual Celebration

On May 1, 2020, Governor Mike Parson officially proclaimed May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month for the first time in Missouri history.

Missouri Department of Labor Director Anna Hui with the Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Proclamation

Missouri’s monthlong celebration pays tribute to generations of Asian/Pacific Americans (APA) who have enriched the state’s history and are instrumental in its future success. Their contributions in Missouri include economic opportunity through business and entrepreneurship, innovations in science, advancements in technology and medicine, leadership in government and the legal community, academic excellence in education, and industry growth and development.

Discover Missouri: take a virtual journey throughout the state

Explore the World: get an in-depth look at the the Asian/Pacific regions.

Learn more about Missouri's Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month Virtual Celebration

This project was a collaborative partnership between:

 
Missouri Department of Labor
Missouri Commission on Human Rights
State of Missouri Office of Administration
 
Missouri Office Of Equal Opportunity
Missouri Department of Revenue - Diversity And Inclusion Employee Council
Missouri Department of Economic Development
 

Visitors to the virtual celebration are encouraged to share on social media, using #MO2020APAHM and #AAPIHeritageMonth

This publication is not an endorsement by the State of Missouri and is intended for educational purposes only.