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Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Immortal Studios Virtual Summit to Uplift AAPI Representation in Entertainment and Media

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The Amplifying AAPI Representation in Entertainment and Media (AAREM) summit series will be held on Wednesday with “prominent AAPI creators, artists, industry leaders, elected officials, tech innovators, journalists and more.”

About the event: Immortal Studios partnered with NextShark, the Los Angeles Times and CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment) for the summit to promote dialogue around AAPI representation in film, television and pop culture, framed as a “natural extension of the recent focus on ending Anti-Asian violence.”

Snapchat Releases New Content to Mark Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Heritage Month

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Snapchat has released new content and creative tools to help users celebrate Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Heritage Month.

Different ways to celebrate: The social media platform has developed a series of “I Am APIDA” Lenses in partnership with creatives from the APIDA community, including Jiqai Wang, Badal Patel and Rachel Newman, according to Team Snap.

South Coast Plaza Presents Virtual Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Event

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South Coast Plaza is proud to present its virtual event in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month highlighting talented Asian performers, culinary delights and stories.

The event aims to celebrate vibrant Asian cultures and honor the contributions and influence of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  Event is created in partnership with Asian American Expo and all performances can be viewed at South Coast Plaza’s website. 

Saweetie Says Education is Important to ‘Unlearn Hate’ Against Asian Americans

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Saweetie, an American rapper of Chinese, Filipino and Black descent, has recently spoken out about the rising hate crimes against Asian Americans across the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Using your platform: In an interview with TMZ Live on Monday for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Saweetie talked about the role of social media in bringing awareness to anti-Asian violence.

Netflix Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month With Daniel Dae Kim, Lana Condor and More

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Netflix has kicked off a campaign to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) creators and talents for AAPI Heritage Month.

About the campaign: Netflix is launching a Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Stories collection, which contains series, films and specials featuring talents from the AAPI community, Lisa Nishimura, VP of Documentary and Independent Films, said.