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This blog carnival was updated four times on May 30, 2013.

Asian-Americans are the fastest growing minority in the United States, growing by 46% between the 2000 and 2010 censuses. Also, May marks Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

In celebration of the many contributions of women, mothers and families of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage to the United States, I am pleased to introduce this blog carnival by Below you will find a series of blog posts by Asian Pacific Americans from all walks of life. Please show your support by leaving a comment or two, sharing with your social media followers – and celebrating with us! Ua tsaug!

Deepa Iyer, South Asian Americans Leading Together
Immigration Policy Must Respect Experiences of Immigrant Women and Mothers

Emily Lawsin, Filipino American National Historical Society
Poem for Mom: My Pinay Nanay!

Grace Hwang Lynch, Hapa Mama
Why It’s Important to Teach Kids About Asian American History

Helena Wong, Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence
The Fight for Racial Justice Continues

HyeSook Chung, DC Action for Children
Striking a Balance Between Tiger Mom and Empathetic Mom

Isabel Yuriko Stenzel Byrnes, The Power of Two
Our American Dream: A Double Gift of Breath

Jane Yoo, National Korean American Service & Education Consortium
The youngest in our community say yes to immigration reform

Jessica Guh, Jess Guh: On Race, Privilege and Medicine
Gaysian Marriage?

Julie Kang, Geisha School Dropout
Margaret Cho in the Korean Spa: On Birthday Suits and Birth Rights

Junko Nishiguchi Cheng, Panda Mom Confessions
Asian Pride and Our Heavenly Citizenship

Maria Wen Adcock, Bicultural Mama
Accepting My Asian Hair Meant Accepting My Heritage

Mee Moua, Asian American Justice Center
What does the new immigration bill mean for women and families?

Mia Wenjen, Pragmatic Mom
Top 10: Chinese American Children's Books (ages 2-14)

Priscilla Huang, Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
AAPI Heritage Month: A Time to Focus on Challenges

Reshma Shamasunder, California Immigrant Policy Center
The best way to celebrate API heritage month: Fighting for our families

Thien-Kim Lam, I'm Not the Nanny
I'm Tired of Defending My Nationality

Around the Web
"Dim Sum Recommended Dishes -- Asian Pacific Heritage Month", Bicultural Mama

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