Join Mayor Eric Garcetti; Council President Herb J. Wesson, Jr.; City Controller Ron Galperin; Councilmember David Ryu; Board of Public Works Commissioner Joel Jacinto; the Los Angeles City Council; and the Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) to officially commemorate and celebrate the opening of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in the City of Los Angeles.
At this presentation in City Hall’s Council Chambers, DCA’s 2016 Asian and Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Calendar and Cultural Guide will be officially unveiled, and Los Angeles elected officials will recognize and honor leaders in the Asian Pacific American community that embody the Los Angeles Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2016 theme of “We Are LA.” From creating small businesses and tech companies to playing major roles in entertainment, restaurants, music, culture, community service, and government, Asian Pacific American stories have long been a part of LA’s history and we will continue to be a big part of LA’s future.
Please join us on April 22nd to kick-off this month-long celebration in the City of Los Angeles: 8:30 am - 9:30 am: Breakfast Reception (3rd Floor Rotunda)
Join Councilmember David Ryu, Commissioner Joel Jacinto, local elected officials, and APA community leaders for a breakfast reception.
10:00 am - 11:00 am: Opening Ceremony (John Ferraro Council Chambers)
A special presentation in Council Chambers will take place to recognize numerous APA individuals who have made significant contributions to the APA and broader Los Angeles community.
The following honorees have been selected for their major contributions to Los Angeles and the Asian Pacific American community: the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council (A3PCON), AC Martin and Korean Air, Raymond Chan, Justin Lin and Nanxi Liu.
April 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
City Hall Rotunda and Council Chambers
Breakfast followed by Program, Entertainment
City Hall 200 North Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
Office of the Mayor, Los Angeles City Council, Department of Cultural Affairs, Board of Public Works, the 2016 Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Committee