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2020 Observances

Asian Pacific Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month and is defined by the Law Library of Congress as "a month to celebrate and pay tribute to the contributions generations of Asian/Pacific Americans have made to American history, society and culture." For legislation, Presidential Proclamations, and Executive Orders pertaining to this commemoration, visit the Law Library of Congress' Asian Pacific Heritage Month page.

Visit the SJR State Library's Asian Pacific Heritage Month 2020 page

May: Jewish American Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. As defined by the Law Library of Congress, Jewish American Heritage Month is "a month to celebrate the contributions Jewish Americans have made to America since they first arrived in New Amsterdam in 1654." For legislation, Presidential Proclamations, and Executive Orders pertaining to this commemoration, visit the Law Library of Congress' Jewish American Heritage Month page.

Visit the SJR State Library's Jewish American Heritage Month 2020 page