Pan-Asian American Community House

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Pan-Asian American Community House, also known as PAACH (see related story, page 12). The cultural resource center is a “home away from home” for its members.
PAACH will host a celebratory brunch on Saturday, Nov. 7.

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Pan-Asian American Community House, also known as PAACH (see related story, page 12). The cultural resource center is a “home away from home” for its members.

The Rotunda
Photo by Greg Johnson

PAACH will host a celebratory brunch on Saturday, Nov. 7.

In the October edition of By The Numbers, the Current delves into the facts and figures of PAACH.

2000Year PAACH was created. It’s a place where South Asian, East Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander cultures are celebrated alongside American identities.
1/4Fraction of Penn undergraduate students who are Asian American and Pacific Islander.
1/3Fraction of Penn graduate and professional students who are Asian American and Pacific Islander.
80+Number of Asian American and Pacific Islander student organizations on campus. PAACH supports these organizations by partnering on activities, providing leadership development resources, and connecting them to campus resources.
9Number of student-led initiatives that PAACH advises, including the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute, Asian Pacific American Heritage Week, and the Promoting Enriching Experiences and Relationships Mentoring Program, to name a few.
15Number of members on the PAACH advisory board, which is made up of faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
50+Number of fabric pieces donated by students to create a special 15-year anniversary quilt that will hang on a wall at PAACH.

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