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WHEREAS, during Asian Culture Day, the State of Nevada recognizes the many contributions the Asian Pacific Islander community has made to our great state, and celebrates the rich history and cultural traditions of our nation’s Asian Pacific Islander people; and

WHEREAS, Asian Pacific Islander men and women contribute to our communities in all areas of life, including government, business, arts and sciences, healthcare, human services, law enforcement, and the military; and

WHEREAS, there are nearly 300,000 Asian Pacific Islanders in the Silver State, and they have maintained their warm and welcoming culture, customs and traditions in an effort to pass them on to future generations; and

WHEREAS, diversity represents one of our greatest strengths, and by recognizing the contributions and accomplishments of Asian Pacific Islanders, our state celebrates the importance of inclusion to build a brighter future for all of our citizens; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada calls upon the news media, educators, business and labor leaders and governmental officers to recognize and bring attention to the important contributions of Asian Pacific Islanders to the State of Nevada and the United States of America;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim May 18, 2019, as

ASIAN CULTURE DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 16th day of May, 2019

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