Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 5, 2023
During the month of May, CREW KC recognizes the achievements of Asian American’s and Pacific Islanders through the celebration of National Asian American Pacific Islander Month. Here are some ways you can honor the contributions they have made.

Adult Books
"Leverage Stereotypes to Your Advantage" by Dianne Lee
"We are Here: 30 Inspiring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Who Have Shaped the United States" by Naomi Hirahara 
West Asia Books 

Children’s Books
"The Name Jar" by Yangsook Choi 
Yes We Will: Asian Americans Who Shaped this Country" by Kelly Yang 
29 Children’s Books About Asian American History and Culture

"Asian Boss Girl
"Asian Women of Power
"Model Minority

Other Resources
Asian American Chamber of Commerce Kansas City 
National Association of Asian American Professional - KC 

Asian and Asian-Inspired Restaurants