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Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month on ZOOM Wiki

As you probably know, May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which will showcase initiative across FANDOM wikis. Take a look!

  • 1 History
    • 1.1 Federal legislation
  • 2 Gallery
    • 2.1 People
  • 3 Involvement
    • 3.1 Fandom
      • 3.1.1 Comment Section
    • 3.2 Outside of Fandom

A former congressional staffer in the 1970s, Jeanie Jew, first approached Representative Frank Horton with the idea of designating a month to recognize Asian Pacific Americans, following the bicentennial celebrations. In June 1977 Representatives Horton, and Norman Y. Mineta, introduced a United States House of Representatives resolution to proclaim the first ten days of May as Asian-Pacific Heritage Week. A similar bill was introduced in the Senate a month later by Daniel Inouye and Spark M…

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