"Our theme for this year's festivities, Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans, speaks to the many generations of Asian Pacific Americans who worked hard to overcome economic hardship, racism and other barriers in their pursuit of the American dream"
- Lucille Roybal-Allard
About this Quote
This quote by Lucille Roybal-Allard speaks to the battles and successes of Asian Pacific Americans throughout history. It acknowledges the hard work and commitment of generations of Asian Pacific Americans who have dealt with economic difficulty, racism, and other obstacles in their pursuit of the American dream. The quote likewise highlights the significance of acknowledging the difficulties dealt with by Asian Pacific Americans and the dreams they have for the future. This year's festivities are a celebration of the development made by Asian Pacific Americans and a tip of the work that still requires to be done. The theme of Dreams and Challenges of Asian Pacific Americans is an effective pointer of the strength and strength of the Asian Pacific American community.
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