White House Forum on AAPI Heritage (May 9)
On Thursday, May 9, the U.S. Department of the Interior, White House Office of Public Engagement, and White House Initiative on AAPIs will host a forum on Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage. National leaders and scholars will discuss how the legacy of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders should be recognized, preserved, and interpreted for future generations. The event will feature remarks by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and senior Obama administration officials, as well as panel discussions featuring nationally recognized AAPI scholars and historians. Learn more about the National Park Service’s AAPI Theme Study.
To watch this event live, visit www.doi.gov/live on Thursday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. EDT.
White House Briefing on Suicide Prevention and Mental Health (May 10)
And on Friday, May 10, the White House Office of Public Engagement and White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) will host a briefing on Suicide Prevention and Mental Health, in conjunction with AAPI Heritage Month and National Mental Health Awareness Month. Panelists will share personal testimonies about their experiences dealing with suicide and mental health within the AAPI community, and discuss what resources are available to address both issues.
To watch this event live, visit obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/live on Friday from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. EDT.