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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian American Net - Designed to serve all Asian American communities. The site's primary feature is the collection of regional and country-specific materials available on the Internet.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month - Covers all aspects of Asian American history, including famous firsts, a timeline and focus on Asian ancestry by ethnic group.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Teaching Resources from The Smithsonian Institute - Lesson plans for teachers explore a variety of Asian cultures, using resources from the Smithsonian Institute.
Library of Congress-Asian Pacific American Hertitage Month - In celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, the Library of Congresshas launched an updated Web site highlighting the resources on Asian Pacific American history and culture available from our extensive online collections.
National Parks Service-Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month - This site showcases historic properties listed in the National Register and National Park units highlighting important aspects of the Asian and Pacific experience in America.
Scholastic's Asian Pacific American Heritage - Read about Asian American authors, such as Allen Say, Linda Sue Park and Laurence Yep. Explore stories and crafts from Asian American culture.
Local Resources for Asian Americans
Asian Americans United - A community organization for people of Asian Ancestry in the Philadelphia Area
Asian Arts Initiative Youth Arts Workshop - Information on the Asian Arts Initiative's Youth Arts Workshops, which are typically offered during the school year and cover a wide variety of artistic mediums.
Governor's Advisory Commission on Asian American Affairs in Pennsylvania - A gateway to state resources specially for Asian Americans.
Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia - Contains information and resources for the local Japanese American community.
Philadelphia's Chinatown - An online guide to Philadelphia's historic Chinatown district, presented by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania.