Santa Monica to Celebrate AAPI Community Contributions During AAPI Heritage Month

May 2, 2022 3:02 PM

This May, the City of Santa Monica invites the public to celebrate the diverse cultures and contributions of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community with events ranging from a virtual cooking demonstration to a movie screening to cultural performances. Historic Santa Monica City Hall will be lit up in red, gold, blue and green to represent the colors commonly shared by the flags of over 30 AAPI countries. The monthlong celebration is an effort of the Coalition of Asian & Pacific Employees of Santa Monica (CAPE SM), a group of City of Santa Monica staff. AAPI Heritage Month Events include:

View the comprehensive list of events organized by the CAPE SM in addition to several other local events, including the 4-Part Virtual Dialogues with the Universal Human Rights Initiative co-hosted by the Santa Monica and Brookline Taiwanese chambers of commerce every Friday in May, at

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