The Asian American Center at Queens College will kick off Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on Wednesday, May 1 from 12:15 to 2 p.m. at the Q-Side Lounge.
The event will begin with the announcement of the AAC’s scholarship recipients for 2019, followed by Recognition Awards for Mr. David Ames and Mrs. Eugenia Ames, as well as Professor Yunzhong Shu.
The AAC’s Student Council Members will then make brief reflections on being Asian American.
The guest speaker for the event will be Carl Takei, Esq., a senior staff attorney at ACLU’s Trone Center for Justice and Equality. He will address broad issues on Asian Americans, people of color, race and white supremacy.
Lunch will be served. RSVP is required by April 29th.
Call 718-997-3050 or email QC.AAC@qc.cuny.edu.