Join us for an exciting event celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! Discover the rich flavors and cultural heritage of Filipino cuisine with Denise DeCastro of Dee Cuisine at our AAPI Cooking Demo. Mark your calendars for Friday, May 17th, at 11:30 AM-1:30 PM, and immerse yourself in a fun-filled afternoon of cooking and learning. Registration opens on Friday, April 26, 2024. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the vibrant tastes of Filipino dishes and celebrate diversity with us!

QUESTIONS? Contact: Kathy Giglio | 203-571-6040, kgiglio@westporty.org

AAPI Month, short for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, is a dedicated period each year, typically observed in May, to celebrate the rich and diverse cultures, histories, and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. It serves as a time for reflection, education, and recognition of the significant impact that AAPI individuals and communities have made throughout history and continue to make today. From pioneering achievements in various fields to enduring cultural traditions and resilience in the face of adversity, AAPI Month provides an opportunity to honor and amplify the voices and experiences of this vibrant and multifaceted community. Through a variety of events, initiatives, and educational programs, AAPI Month aims to promote awareness, foster understanding, and cultivate a more inclusive and equitable society for all.