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Recommended Reading: May

Highline College's librarians recommend materials from the library collection on a wide variety of topics.

This month's theme

 Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, 

 Unity through Diversity


In celebration of the month, you may take a look at the Recommended Reading List or visit our display on the Plaza Level of the Library.

You can find these materials on our Recommended Reading display rack on the Plaza Level of the library. Please borrow and enjoy them!

Finding Materials in the Library

If you click on one of the titles in the list of materials, you will be taken to our online catalog. These tutorials will help you use the catalog and the materials you find there:

Tutorial: Library Catalog

Tutorial: Books and Ebooks

May: Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

New Books

Websites

Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month - About

About - Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month This website is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress.

Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month | Law Library of Congress The Law Library of Congress presents the history of the legislative and presidential documents which established Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Association. The Asian/Pacific American Heritage Association (APAHA)  “promote awareness and increase understanding of the Asian/Pacific American culture focusing on May, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM)… ‎

Wing Luke Asian Museum  Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience offers an authentic perspective on a unique version of the American story..

APALA | Organizing. Civil Rights. Economic Justice The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO, is the first and only national organization of Asian Pacific American (APA) union members.

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA | Building upon the legacy ...It advocates for civil rights, provides legal services and education, and build coalitions to positively influence and impact Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders and to create a more equitable and harmonious society.

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) works with communities to mobilize in order to influence policy and to strengthen their community-based organizations to achieve health equity.

Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders | The White House The Initiative works to improve the quality of life and opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by facilitating increased access to and participation in federal programs where they remain underserved.

Welcome to APAPA! The mission is to empower Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in civic and public affairs through education, active participation,and leadership development.

Asian-Nation  It is an authoritative, one-stop information resource and sociological exploration of the historical, demographic, political, and cultural issues that make up today's diverse Asian American community.

Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce   APACC strives to provide its members with information that is current and important in making strategic business decisions.

Asian American Net  Asian American Net is a unique web site that it endeavors to highlight and promote all the different Asian cultures for high school, college, and university students and teachers.