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Celebrate Filipino American History Month on Tuesday

October is Filipino American History Month!

Celebrate by joining the Asian Pacific Islander Staff Association (APISA) for two fun community events on Tuesday, October 11.

Lumpia Break in Oakland

lumpiaFrom 2 – 3 p.m. (PT), come to the 5th Floor Patio between the Broadway and Franklin Buildings in Oakland to taste some delicious lumpia — Filipino fried spring rolls! If you’re joining us, please fill out this quick form so we can make sure we’ll have enough lumpia for everyone.

Tsai & Yang at the Movies: “Being Asian in America”

From 3 – 4 p.m., tune in on Zoom for another installation of Tsai & Yang at the Movies. We will be showing the Pew Research Center documentary “Being Asian in America.” In this 30-minute film, Asian American participants describe navigating their identities in a nation where the label “Asian” brings expectations about origins, behavior and physical self.

Join us in person at the Oakland Broadway building, room 5001 or via Zoom at:

Read more about Filipino American History Month from the Filipino American National Historical Society.

For questions about these events, please contact or

Required COVID-19 procedures

If you plan to attend the lumpia break or in-person movie, please be sure to follow UCOP’s required COVID-19 procedures for employees.

When arriving each day at a UCOP-sponsored event, attendees are required to:

  • Wear an approved mask according to the most current UCOP COVID-19 Protocols
  • Provide proof of a negative test
  • Show proof of the UCOP Screen “APPROVED” clearance confirmation email after completing the UCOP Screen COVID-19 symptom survey

For more information, read UCOP’s full Temporary UCOP-Sponsored Event and Meeting COVID-19 Protocols.

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