The Banyan Tree Project – a national campaign to end silence and shame about HIV/AIDS in Asian and Pacific Islander communities—leads this day. Visit the CDC resource page about HIV/AIDS and Asian & Pacific Islanders. Watch this video with Lance Toma, Asian & Pacific Islander.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), now officially proclaimed Asian American At Golden Spike National Historic Site in Box Elder County, Utah, visitors can learn about the over 11, . the President to proclaim the 7-day period beginning on May 4, as "Asian/Pacific American Heritage Week"" ( PDF).
May 19, National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was founded by the Banyan Tree Project with support from the Centers for Disease.