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May is Asian Pacific American (AAPI) Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Barcelona SAE welcomes, supports and stands with our students and colleagues from the AAPI community and encourages our network to Stop AAPI Hate through donating, reporting an incident or getting involved in the work. In honor of our TODOS (The Outcomes-Based Diversity Outreach Strategy) initiative, we would also like to recognize the important contributions by the AAPI community on US history and culture.

Below you will find a list of events and resources that Barcelona SAE has compiled for international educators (and beyond!) that are looking for self-education, and we will continue to update this list throughout the year. If you have an AAPI event or resource that you’d like for us to feature, please contact Christina Thompson, Director of Partnership Development & Diversity Initiatives, at

  • AAPI Heritage Month Lecture: Anti-Asian Sentiment Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic – Join Professor Cindy I-fen Cheng from UW Madison on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 12:30pm-2:00pm ET for this free event.
  • We Are Not A Stereotype – A video series from the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center.
  • The Asian American Racial Justice Toolkit – A collection of resources from grassroots organizations hosted by Asian American Pacific Islanders for Civic Empowerment.
  • A Different Asian American Timeline – An online tool for exploring the history of Asians and Asian Americans in land that is now the United States, starting in the 1400s.
  • Asian Americans – A PBS series exploring “the history of identity, contributions, and challenges experienced by Asian Americans.” Streaming online.
  • Sikh Coalition – An organization offering resources for teaching about Sikh traditions, history and identity.
  • Asian/Asian American Children’s Books – A collection of titles from Lee and Low publishers that highlights the diversity of Asian and Asian American identities.
  • Next Shark – A popular source for “Asian American News and Asian News including business, culture, entertainment, politics, tech and lifestyle.”
  • (Texas) – In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, join Asia Society for 31 ways to celebrate the vibrant and diverse traditions and contributions of Asians and Asian Americans.
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