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Today, over 24 million people of the population identify as Asian or Pacific Islander in the United States.

Americans of Asian and/or Pacific Islander descent come from over 40 racial and ethnic subgroups and represent hundreds of languages.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is celebrated in May to recognize the contributions and achievements of generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and culture.

This May’s celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month is both timely and even more significant as the country continues to face challenges of the pandemic.

SAADA: South Asian American Digital Archive: SAADA gives voice to South Asian Americans through documenting, preserving, and sharing stories that represent their unique and diverse experiences.

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