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APIDA Heritage Month

Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month, also known as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, is an annual observance in the United States that takes place during the month of May. It is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the diverse and rich cultural heritage, contributions, and histories of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and individuals of Desi (South Asian) descent who have played a significant role in shaping the country.

The term "Desi" typically refers to people from the Indian subcontinent, which includes countries like India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Bhutan. APIDA Heritage Month acknowledges the multifaceted and interconnected experiences of these communities, highlighting their unique cultures, traditions, languages, and histories. Learn more Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month.

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