May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month – a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. The month of May was chosen because it commemorates the first Japanese immigrants to the United States on May 7, 1843. For educators, this offers an opportunity to celebrate the rich history of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage in the United States.
The sites below offer a vast array of resources for different subject areas and grade levels.
Documentary: Asian Americans
This PBS series covers the history, contributions and challenges of Asian Americans.