American Heritage Week 2000
Clinton has designated May as Asian/Pacific American Heritage
Month. Henceforth, each May there will be a national celebration
and commemoration of the innumerable contributions that
Asians and indigenous Pacific Islanders have made in American
life. As Taiwanese-Americans, we have designated one week
of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as Taiwanese-American
Heritage Week. This year, Heritage Week will be celebrated
nationwide from May 7th to 14th.
Heritage Week will be dedicated to recognizing and appreciating
aspects of Taiwanese-American Heritage in the United States
as well as to paying tribute to those who have enriched
every aspect of our cultural experience with their talents,
intellect, and activism.
is working with the White House and Members of Congress
to release statements commending the Heritage Week. Meanwhile,
we urge all to explore the significance of both Taiwan and
being Taiwanese, and how that makes one an even better active
contact FAPA HQ at 202-547-3686 if you want to request a
statement from your member of Congress and need some assistance.