THEME FOR AAPI HERITAGE MONTH MAY 2013
‘BUILDING LEADERSHIP: EMBRACE THE CULTURAL VALUES AND INCLUSION”
WASHINGTON DC – The Federal Asian American Council (FAPAC) announced the theme for the AAPI Heritage Month May 2013:
The theme symbolizes the great variety of cultures Asian Americans and Pacific Americans bring to our society. While acknowledging our different cultural values that lead to innovation and advancement in science, medicine and technology, we have to always be mindful of the importance of inclusion. The latter will acts as cement that will form the foundation of the younger and more diverse workforce that is bringing changes to every agency throughout the federal government. New leadership skills that embrace these changes will bring forth new solutions to age-old problems.
Through its National Training Program every year FAPAC promotes cultural diversity and equal opportunity. During the event it also showcase the cultures of the many countries on the Asian Continent and across the Pacific.
Established in 1985, FAPAC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that promotes equal opportunity and cultural diversity among the 155,000 civilian and military AAPI employees in the Federal and District of Columbia governments of all ranks, including GS and SES employees and managers. FAPAC carries out its mission through activities in conjunctions to the observance of the Heritage Month, held during the month of May each year, and through its education, Military and Civilian Award programs. For more information, please visit www.fapac.org