2009 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

April 27, 2009 by  
Filed under Events, Featured

May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Since 1977, May has been a recognized celebration of the contributions from people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent have made to American history. This year’s theme is “Leadership to meet the challenges of a changing world.” Numerous events are being held throughout the region. We’ll do our best to update the website with events in your area. Got an event? Let us know!

This year’s poster was designed by our very own Tony Quan. The poster will be used to promote the month in all offices across the nation! Congratulations on a great design Tony.

Test your APAH knowledge!

In honor of APAH Month, we are holding a contest that will test your Asian Pacific American Heritage knowledge! Download the quiz and send in your answers by COB May 22, 2009.

Download the quiz:

Asian Pacific Heritage Month Quiz [word doc]

Send your answers by COB May 22, 2009 to:



  • Open to SF PAAC members only! SF PAAC Executive Officers are exempt from the contest.
  • Winners are selected at random from entries with the most correct answers. One (1) winner will receive a Grand Prize of a $20.00 Olive Garden gift card. One (1) 2nd place winner will receive a $10.00 Starbucks gift card. Grand Prize winner will be determined by the earliest submission with the most correct answers.
  • Answering the bonus question correctly can replace one incorrect  answer.
PAAC advocates equality in the services provided to the Asian-speaking public and promotes recruitment, training, career development, and advancement of Asians and its membership. Region 9 encompasses American Samoa, Arizona, California, Guam, Hawaii, Nevada & Saipan.


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