This feature was written by guest author Stephanie Greenhut, education technology specialist, National Archives, and co-author Kate Devine, public affairs specialist, U.S. Department of Education. September 17 is designated as Constitution Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Constitution in Philadelphia on September 17, 1787. The Federal Convention had first convened in May to
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM). First recognized in 1978, APAHM was established to honor the contributions, heritage, and traditions of Asian Americans and Pacific islanders, who are the fastest growing racial group in the nation. Celebrate APAHM with your family through these activities and enrich your knowledge of Asian American and Pacific heritage.