Celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month
May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month - a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This month, we celebrate and acknowledge the rich and diverse contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who help enrich American culture and society. This month as the 2022-2023 President of EPA, I would like to highlight some of the contributions of Asian American and Pacific Islander psychologists who were at the forefront of establishing Asian American Psychology, the founding of the Asian American Psychological Association, and contributions from contemporary psychologists. You can read about those contributions here.
Celebrating American Jewish Heritage Month
May is American Jewish Heritage Month. The contribution of Jewish Americans to psychology is diverse and enduring. President Roseanne Flores reflects on some of the most notable contributions here.
Celebrating Black History Month
The contribution of African Americans to the history of our country is the story of persistence and patriotism against all odds. Read EPA President Flores' reflections here.
Celebrating the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native American Indigenous (American Indian and Alaska Native) people.
November is National Native American Heritage Month. This month we celebrate and acknowledge the rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories of Native American Indigenous (American Indian and Alaska Native) people. Read EPA President Roseanne Flores' reflections here.
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Recognizing the Historical and Contemporary Contributions and Leadership of Hispanic/Latinx Psychologists
As we begin Hispanic Heritage month, it is an opportunity for us to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions of Hispanics and Latino Americans whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean.1 The recognition of Hispanic heritage began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage week during the Presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson and was expanded in 1988 by President Ronald Reagan to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15.2
As President of the Eastern Psychological Association this month, I would like to take this opportunity to recognize some of the historical and contemporary contributions of Hispanic and Latino psychologists whose research, scholarship, practice, and leadership helped to change the field. Click here discover these roots.
Roseanne L. Flores