2022 DEI Q2 Newsletter
Your Quarterly DEI News & Updates
Hello Fellow IREM members –
AAPI or Asian American and Pacific Islander is an acronym used to refer to people of Asian, Asian American or Pacific Island ancestry. Asian ancestry typically refers to people from such countries as China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia, India, and other countries. While Pacific Islander typically refers to people from countries or islands such as Hawaii, Samoa, Tahiti, Guam, Fiji, and others. Each of these regions with very distinct cultures and languages.
- https://www.pbs.org/weta/asian-americans/ https://nymag.com/strategist/article/best-books-about-asian-american-identity.html
Many of us have heard the word Juneteenth but never really understood what it meant. In 2021, President Joe Biden made Juneteenth a federal holiday. Aside from it now being a holiday, do you know the importance of Juneteenth?