PAVE NC is pleased to announce...

Our first year anniversary was this May in conjunction with the 2022 AAPI Heritage Month. We are continuing our tradition of introducing four new weekly feature interviews with local Asian Americans in May and then on a monthly basis afterward.

“The Asian American experience is unique for every individual regardless of one’s country of origin, one’s path to America, and how many generations of residence here,” says PAVE co-founder Christie Soper. “Our mission over the last year has been to raise awareness by giving voice to a diverse community of fascinating stories.”

“Our stories are rich and complex. They are relevant and significant — yesterday, today, and tomorrow,” PAVE co-founder Tina Firesheets says. “I am eager to share my own, as well as to share those of others.”

“We are grateful to all who have participated and supported our efforts and look forward to connecting more neighbors and friends locally,” Soper adds.

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Welcome to PAVE NC

Pan Asian Voices and Experiences of North Carolina

Watch for a new local Asian American personal story each week as part of this year’s Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month series to elevate voices and share a broad array of personal experiences.

 

Stories

Our Mission

PAVE NC (Pan Asian Voices and Experiences of North Carolina) is a nonpartisan, volunteer-led initiative created to educate by sharing real stories and experiences of Asian American and Pacific Islanders in N.C. and provide a platform to connect AAPI communities so that they may collaborate with and support each other.

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Asian population growth rate in NC 2000-2019

Asian Population in USA as of 2021

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Population of Asian Americans living in the South as of 2019

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Asian population in the U.S. growth over the past 10 years.

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