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Morgan Lewis Honors Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage

May 27, 2021
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities’ profound impact on the history of the United States is reflected throughout our arts, culture, and education.

 

Morgan Lewis’s Asian American/Asian Lawyer Network joins in celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Below, the network leaders offer personal reflections on what this time means to them, using the #APAHM hashtag to help promote this important month.

Tony Chan and Taco

Tony Chan

Co-Leader, Washington, DC

“#APAHM is a time to celebrate our history and cultures as well as to look towards the future!” 

 
Michelle Park Chiu

Michelle Park Chiu

Co-Leader, San Francisco

“#APAHM is an opportunity to learn about our community’s contributions to American history, reflecting on our past and being excited about what we can accomplish together in the future.”

 
Kathy Gao

Kathy Gao

Co-Leader, Los Angeles

“#APAHM reminds me to celebrate my Asian heritage with pride, raise awareness of the ongoing challenges the #AAPI community faces, and remain hopeful for the equity and inclusion goals of all diverse communities.”

 
Victoria Peng-Rue

Victoria Peng-Rue

Associate Representative, New York

“#APAHM is an opportunity to take stock of the culture, experiences, and contributions of Asian Pacific Americans in history, and a reminder to be courageous in using our voices meaningfully to advocate for the inclusion and representation of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in society.”

 
Rishi Satia

Rishi Satia

Associate Representative, San Francisco

“#APAHM is an opportunity to come together and reflect upon our community’s roots and to look forward to our bright future.”