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Asian Pacific Student Association records (University of California Irvine)
AS.194  
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Description
The Asian Pacific Student Association at UC Irvine was founded in 1988. It began in March 1981 as the Asian/Pacific Student and Staff Association at UC Irvine as a social support network, promoting cultural sensitivity and awareness through education at UCI. This collection contains constitutions, photographs, event posters about Asian Pacific American Awareness Conference, talent show and film screening posters, organization files, and documents from the Retention through Impact, Solidarity, and Empowerment (RISE) program. Additional material includes one proclamation from Orange County for Asian-Pacific Heritage Month awarded to the Association in 1999.
Background
The Asian Pacific Student Association (APSA) is a progressive network of constituent organizations that empower the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community at the University of California, Irvine. Through a commitment to education, advocacy, community outreach and active political participation, APSA promotes diversity throughout the community at large. In pursuing these goals, APSA strives towards the establishment of equality in a multicultural society.
Extent
1 Linear Feet (2 boxes and 2 oversize folders) and 1.1 unprocessed linear feet
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold the copyright. For information on use, copyright, and attribution, please visit: http://special.lib.uci.edu/using/publishing.html
Availability
The collection is open for research. Unprocessed additions may contain restricted materials. Please contact the Department of Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.