Asian American Pacific Islander Collective

 Santa Cruz, CA


The Asian American Pacific Islander Collective, Santa Cruz is a source for information, support, and community created by Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Santa Cruz.  The AAPIC hosts the annual Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Festival and other events throughout the year.



Upcoming Events

Duane Kubo's film “Cruising J-Town”. Celebrate the inclusion of an AAPI film to the permanent collection of the United States. Soquel resident Duane Kubo’s 1975 documentary “Cruisin’ J-Town” was one of 25 films selected for 2023 to the National Film Registry Library of Congress. March 17, from 2-3:30 Kizuka Hall, 150 Blackburn St., Watsonville 

https://newsroom.loc.gov/news/25-films-selected-for-preservation-in-national-film-registry/s/aa4bef48-95f6-486f-882d-110613633b1e


Tobera Project, “Sowing Seeds Exhibition “ at the MAH, April 12 to August 4, opening on April 13. https://www.santacruzmah.org/exhibitions/sowing-seeds


Educator's Mixer: Pajaro Valley Filipino American History
Friday, May 3, 2024, 4pm - 6pm. At the MAH, https://www.santacruzmah.org/events/educators_mixer_pajaro_valley/2024/05/03


3rd annual Scotts Valley Multicultural Fair at Skypark on May 4th, 2024 from 10:30am - 3:30pm!

https://www.facebook.com/events/1594152818000444


“The Last Chinatown“ May 10–26, 2024 Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History (MAH) $10 admission https://www.santacruzmah.org/exhibitions/the-last-chinatown