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City of Jackson honored Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage

Asian American and Pacific Islander tree dedication
Asian American and Pacific Islander tree dedication
Asian American and Pacific Islander tree dedication
Asian American and Pacific Islander tree dedication
Posted at 6:16 PM, May 31, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-31 18:16:57-04

JACKSON, Mich. — The city of Jackson held a tree dedication in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

On Tuesday, the community gathered at Elnora Moorman Plaza in the city’s south side.

Mayor Daniel Mahoney gave a speech to a small crowd dedicating May 31 to Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage.

Daniel Mahoney
Daniel Mahoney giving speech at tree dedication

The city planted a cherry blossom tree at the plaza. Cherry blossom’s are important to Japanese culture.

Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage is celebrated in May. This is the first time the city of Jackson hosted a dedication for their heritage month.

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