May: Making Space for Every Face

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month!

Tap into the power of parks for health with us: Parks can be places for everyone to have fun, connect with their history and culture, and lead healthier, happier, lives. Join us this month as we celebrate the beauty of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities through virtual conversations, articles and more. Learn more about what the National Park Service is doing to recognize AAPI Heritage Month and explore new stories by visiting the AAPI Heritage Subject Site.

Opportunities to Engage

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visitors rest on hill and enjoy the scenery at a park
  • May 26: Join the conversation on the Power of Parks for Health! The NPS Office of Public Health and the National Environmental Education Foundation are joining forces to host a Power of Parks for Health Roundtable, Wednesday, May 26 6:30-8:00 pm EDT to highlight stories and experiences of individuals who identify with Asian American and Pacific Islander communities through the lens of health.
To learn more and register for the event, visit May PoP for Health Roundtable.

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Last updated: May 4, 2021