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Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Committee : About

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Committee

About Asian American and Pacific Islander Committee @ Padron Campus

Founded in 2004 at the Hialeah Campus

Started in 2006 at the Padrón Campus
Vision: The AAPI Heritage Committee at the Padrón Campus celebrates the contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by collaborating with community partners and hosting lectures, workshops, art exhibitions, and artistic performances at MDC.
Community Partners: Asian American Advisory Board of Miami Dade County, COSMOS (Coalition of South Florida Muslim Organizations), Performing Arts of India, the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), the Miami Association of Indian Americans for Culture and Arts (MAIACA), Ichimura-Miami Gardens, Ikebana International Miami, Consulate-General of Japan in Miami, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Miami, among others.

Members of the Committee

 

Members

Co-Chair Prof. Ileana Carballosa

Co-Chair Prof. Adri Thompson

Dr. Collin Anderson

Ms. Maria Alvarez

Prof. Max Couper

Dr. Kim Lanier

Ms. Shalini Jagannath

Prof. Freddy Richmond

Ms. Jennifer Sarria

Dr. Ron Stubbs

Prof. Diana Tang

Dr. Dinesh Vidhani

Mr. Erick Dominicis, Cabinet Liaison

Prof. Liza Greenberg, Honorary Member

Guest & Honorary Member: Dr. Mohammad Homayounvash, Founding Director,

Jaffer Institute for Interfaith Dialogue & Education at Miami Dade College

Glimpses of some events