MA Honors 430th Anniversary of Asian Immigration / 麻州慶祝亞裔移民美國430週年



A Proclamation

Whereas, Asian Americans are Americans of Asian decent who originated from Asian countries with their unique cultural heritage and immigration history; and

Whereas, The earliest known arrival of Asian American in the territories that would become the United States is Filipinos who have arrived in Morro Bay, California in 1587, initiating the first chapter of Asian American immigration to America; and

Whereas, the year of 2017 marks an important milestone in the history of Asian Americans, celebrating the 430th anniversary of Asian Americans in the United States; and

Whereas, Asian Americans have settled and thrived in the United States through strong family tires, community support, and hard work. Asian Americans are becoming the highest-income, best-educated and fast-growing minority group in our nation and their stories and experiences are deeply interwoven into our history and character; and

Whereas, The influence of Asian Americans are witnessed in every aspect of American Life, including entrepreneurship, scientific research, medical services, performing arts, and education; and

Whereas, Asian Americans have made significant contributions to our nation’s economy, culture, education, and military strength; and

Whereas, The Asian American Association of Boston organizes the annual Asian American Day celebraton on the second Saturday in September of each year, bringing together hundreds of volunteers, performers, vendors, and organizations, and millions of visitors,

Now, Therefore, I, Charles D. Baker, Governor of Commonwealth of Massachusetts, do hereby proclaim September 9, 2017, to be

Asian American Day

And urge all the citizens of the Commonwealth to take cognizance of this event and participate fittingly in its observance.

Given at the Executive Chamber in Boston, this Nine Day of September, in the year two thousand and seventeen, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and forty-first.

By His Excellency

Charles D. Baker
Governor of the Commonwealth

Karyn E. Polito
Lt. Governor of the Commonwealth

William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth




宣告

亞裔美國人是有亞洲血統的美國人,起源於亞洲國家,具有獨特的文化遺產和移民史; 以及

最早知道的亞裔美國人到達成為美國的領土是菲律賓人,他們於1587年抵達加利福尼亞州莫羅灣,開啟了亚裔移民美國的第一章;以及

2017年是亚裔美國人歷史上的一個重要里程碑,慶祝美國亞裔美國人抵達美國430週年;以及

亞裔美國人通過強大的家庭紐帶,社區支持和辛勤工作在美國安居樂業。亞裔美國人正在成為我國收入最高,教育程度最高和發展最快的少數族裔,他們的故事和經歷與我們的歷史和品格密切相關;以及

在美國生活的各個方面,包括企業家精神、科學研究、醫療服務,表演藝術和教育在內,亞裔美國人的影響力不斷擴大;以及

亞裔美國人對我國的經濟、文化、教育和軍事實力作出了重大貢獻;以及

波士頓亞美聯誼會每年9月份的第二個星期六組織了年度亞洲節慶祝活動,匯集了數百名志願者演者、商販、團體和數百萬遊客。

現在,我,麻州州長查理貝克(Charles Baker)宣布2017年9月9日為

亞美日

並敦促麻州所有公民認識這一事件,並適當參與其紀念活動。

在波士頓行政會議廳,2017年暨美利堅合眾國建國241年,9月9日。

簽名人:

查理貝克
州長

白麗朵
副州長

威廉·加爾文
州務卿



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