Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Calendar
Explore this calendar throughout the month of May for ways to celebrate the AAPI community. You will learn about AAPI “firsts" such as the first centenarian to finish a marathon, the first woman to summit Mount Everest, and the first Asian-American to play in the NBA. Calendar is fully hyperlinked for further information. Created and shared with us by parent and DEI committee member Dr. Amy Shah-George.
Check out Murray Avenue School's newest eBooks and audiobooks that explore the Asian Pacific American experience. Ms. Grosso highly recommends Amal Unbound, The Night Diary, and Newbery Medal winner When You Trap a Tiger. Students, use your Google SSO at lmtsd.mackinvia.org or click on the image at left and then the individual book you want to learn more about or check out!
Care Package, the Asian Pacific American Center's online exhibition curated with love in difficult times. This exhibition includes short films, poems, music, meditations, and other cultural nutrients for times like this.
Enjoy explorations into the intersections of Asian music—traditional, classical, and contemporary—with visual arts from across Asia and the Middle East, featuring outstanding musicians paired with works of art and curators from the Freer and Sackler Galleries.
Explore this collection of audio, images, videos, and other digital resources portraying Asian Pacific American life from the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
The Frank H. Watase Media Arts Center at the Japanese American National Museum produces documentaries, exhibition media, and video life histories giving you an opportunity to support the understanding and appreciation of the Japanese American experience. Check out Rhythm and Rice , Masters of Modern Design, and In the Clutches of Kaiju.
Draw your Filipino American story with author-illustrators Angel Trazo and Malaka Gharib! In this one-hour pre-filmed workshop, you will create and complete your very own ‘zine about your American story.
Rapper, performer, and activist Ruby Ibarra performs and talks about her work in music, videos, and documentary film.
Ibarra has become one of the most important artists for her generation, fusing Hip Hop with her observations and stories as a Filipina immigrant.
Learn about some of the delicious foods that you can enjoy in Philadelphia's Chinatown through this fun, informative web series. ‘Ai’ or 愛 is the Chinese word for ‘love’, so the series title is pronounced "I love Chinatown." Featured foods and drinks include: congee, tea, noodles, and baked goods.
A Digital Version of our AAPI Heritage Month Bulletin Board
If you saw the AAPI Heritage Month bulletin board in the hallway but weren't able to properly explore it, here's your chance!