May is AAPI Heritage Month

Illustrations of 3 historical figures with AAPI heritage

Date & Time
Sun, 01 May 22–Tue, 31 May 22

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a yearly observance that celebrates the cultures, histories, and contributions of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians. Join the Kennedy Center in celebrating this month by reading spotlights of students with AAPI heritage on our social media channels or checking out our poster series about notable AAPI figures currently on display around the Kennedy Center. Read about the history of AAPI Heritage Month here.

Campus Ambassador Internships

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Date & Time
Tuesday, 31, May 5:00 PM

Have you been looking for ways to get involved, but don’t know where to start? Get your first big break in politics with Vanguard Field Strategies. Vanguard’s Campus Ambassadors paid internship program will give you the breakthrough campaign skills that you need. Campus Ambassadors will support national recruitment efforts by building and nurturing a regional team and working directly with Vanguard’s National Recruitment Director.Vanguard is the nation's leading paid field program specializing in building grassroots campaigns. Their team prides itself on having exceptional staff working some of the biggest races in the country. As a Campus Ambassador intern, a typical day may include the following:
  • Tracking, tabling, and attending local on-campus meeting and events
  • Planning events and activities for new and active team members
  • Responding to emails, phone calls, and text messages
  • Weekly reporting to the National Recruitment Director via Zoom
  • Serving as an advocate for the Vanguard Field Strategies team at-large
Positions start 1 Feb through 1 June 2022 and offer a flexible schedule. Potential pay is up to $2,000/month. To learn more or apply, email your resume to  

Thomas L. Kane Award

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Date & Time
Thursday, 9, Jun 6:00 PM
Conference Center Theater

Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will honor Mr. Robert Abrams with the Thomas L. Kane Award in recognition of his diligent friendship building between the Jewish community and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Abrams served as Attorney General of New York, Borough President of the Bronx, and a member of the New York State Assembly. Details and registration for this event and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society 2022 Annual Conference are available here. Registration fees will be waived for the event using the promo code THURSDAY2022.

First Generation College Student Scholarship

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Date & Time
Wednesday, 15, Jun 5:00 PM

The Kryder Law Group, LLC is offering a $1,000 scholarship to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are first generation college students. Applicants must submit an essay on a specific topic related to being a first generation college student. Students must have a 3.0 GPA and write an essay. To learn more or to apply, click here.

Religious Freedom Annual Review

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Date & Time
Thursday, 16, Jun 9:00 AM
BYU Conference Center

Religious freedom has long depended on principles of pluralism and the idea of resolving differences without compromising core values. This conference will explore religious freedom in the United States: What does it mean? What social benefits have come from religious coexistence, tolerance, and practical respect? Can religious freedom model broader civic harmony and the flourishing that results from respecting each other’s human dignity? Join us as we explore how religious freedom can contribute to efforts to put our society back together. The closing session of the Annual Review will feature Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorom of the Twelve Apostles, Rev. A.R. Bernard of the Christian Cultural Center and the Commission of Religious Leaders of New York, David L. Buckner of Bottom Line Training and Consulting, Rev. Dr. Que English of the Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and Rabbi Joseph Potasnik of the New York Board of Rabbis. The conference will be held in-person with some sessions streamed. CLE credit will be offered. Spanish interpretation of sessions will be available after the event. To learn more about or to register for this event, click here. Co-sponsored by The International Center for Law and Religion Studies and the Wheatley Institution.