Cuesta College Events

Exploring the History of Asian Americans on the Central Coast
Wednesday, April 13 from 11:00-12:00 p.m.
Room 6304, San Luis Obispo Campus

Emily Pan, creator of the Central Coast Asian History website, has a passion for sharing with others the history of Asian Americans on the Central Coast. Come join us as Emily, a student at San Luis Obispo High School, discusses her journey creating the website and shares the little known facts she discovered. 

The first 45 attendees will receive free Boba tea!
Preview the website:

AAPI Month Instagram Contest
Contest begins: Monday, April 4 
Contest ends: Thursday, April 14 

In celebration of AAPI Heritage Month, the Cuesta Cultural Center is hosting an Instagram contest featuring the rich history of Asian Americans in San Luis Obispo County.

How do you participate?
Take a picture of yourself at one of the Asian American historical sites found on this webpage, post it to your IG account and tag @cuestaculturalcenter for a chance to win a $50 gift card to It's Really Yogurt or Sweetie Cup Tea. Both are AAPI owned businesses in SLO County. The Cultural Center Instagram will be featuring local historical sites throughout the duration of the contest.

Local AAPI Historical Sites
The following list is a sampling of local Asian American landmarks for the AAPI Instagram Contest.
Many of the additional resources provided on this page were organized and made accessible to the public by Emily Pan through the website Central Coast Asian History.

If you know of other historical sites that you would like added to this list, please email Ali Phelps at