S.F. celebrates innovators and a decade of Asian Pacific American heritage

With the trumpeting of a conch shell horn, San Francisco’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration held its 10th annual awards ceremony May 5, lauding three innovators in the Bay Area’s Asian Pacific Islander American communities. The ceremony and reception, held in the Metreon building’s City View, in downtown San Francisco, celebrated the start of […]

Five things you should know about Asian Americans

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. In honor of the occasion, here are five things that I think you should know about Asian Americans.* 1. We Don’t All Look Alike. In fact, most of us aren’t alike at all. When many non-Asians conjure a picture of “Asian American” in their minds, they see an East […]

San Francisco Presents Heritage Awards for Leadership, Community Impact, Lifetime Achievement

The winners of the 2010 Asian Pacific American Heritage Awards were announced at San Francisco’s annual official celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month on May 3 at the Herbst Theater. Both the 2010 award recipients and the finalists received a commendation from the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on May 4. The recipients are: […]