Austin Community College District (ACC) celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with a series of events at ACC Highland Campus.
These events not only cultivate the culture this community shares but also introduce community members to other activities and workshops that detail unique experiences. Events include:
Discussing Traditional Chinese Medicine with Dr. John Su - The contribution of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to health, wellness, people-centered health care, and universal health coverage has drawn considerable interest worldwide in this unique scientific system. Talking points will include the differences between Chinese and Western medicine to how TCM treats some common health issues. This event will be held on May 11th from 10-11 a.m. If you are not able to attend, you can find the live stream here.
Chi’Kung & Tai Chi Demonstration - Chi Kung and Tai Chi exercises have become more and more popular worldwide over the years. Mark Leidig, ACC Martial Arts Instructor, will talk about the benefits of these exercises as well as the philosophy behind them while also introducing a basic set of Chi Kung. This event will be held on May 11th from 11-12 p.m. If you are not able to attend, you can find the live stream here.
Racial Healing Circle - ACC invites students, faculty, staff, and community partners to connect and talk within a racial healing circle. These circles create a caring environment where empathy is allowed to flourish, and people from all walks of life can engage in courageous conversations about race and personal experience. Lunch will be provided. This event will be held on May 12th from 12-2 p.m. To attend, you must use the RSVP link.
For more information about these events and more, visit austincc.edu/aapi.