THEME FOR AAPI HERITAGE MONTH MAY 2014
‘DIVERSE LEADERSHIP + EXPANDING OPPORTUNITY: AN IMPERATIVE FOR AMERICA”
WASHINGTON DC – The Federal Asian American Council (FAPAC) announced the theme for the AAPI Heritage Month May 2014:
The theme reflects the critical role of diversity leadership in the multi-cultural mosaic in American and the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. It is imperative that America takes the lead in its Pivot to Asian and the Pacific. The potential for the continuous innovation and success is guaranteed by the inflow of immigrants from every country. New leadership skills that embrace these changes will bring forth new solutions and collaboration.
Through its National Training Program every year FAPAC promotes cultural diversity and equal opportunity. During the event it also showcase the cultures of 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