PREVENT THE EXECUTION OF MARY JANE VELOSO! NO TO ANOTHER FLOR CONTEMPLACION! ANAKBAYAN SILICON VALLEY demands justice for Mary Jane Veloso, an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) and 30-year-old mother of two, sentenced to death for drug trafficking in Indonesia in April 2010. Veloso fell prey to an international crime syndicate that deceived her into unknowingly […]Read more "Prevent the Execution of Mary Jane Veloso!"
November 29, 2014 For Reference: Mary Anne Manumpil, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, firstname.lastname@example.org Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson! Black and Brown Lives Matter! Anakbayan Silicon Valley stands in solidarity with the community of Ferguson, Missouri. We demand justice for Mike Brown, an African American youth who was violently and unjustly murdered by white police […]Read more "Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson! Black and Brown Lives Matter!"
Join us to celebrate ABSV’s 3rd Birthday and to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Kabataang Makabayan! Kabataang Makabayan (KM) was the first comprehensive national democratic youth and student organization in the Philippines. Founded in 1964, KM fought against the Marcos dictatorship. Despite being forced to go underground in 1972, when Martial Law was declared, they continued […]Read more "11/23: KM50 + ABSV’s 3rd Year Anniversary Celebration"
9/21 — 4-6PM @ Berryessa Library, San Jose, CA. Come kick it with us on Sunday, September 21 to honor the legacy of those who fought against martial law in the Philippines 42 years ago. From Philippines to Ferguson to Silicon Valley, we’ll discuss how we can take a stand against state repression! We’ll have food, sharing, […]Read more "9/21: From Philippines to Ferguson — A Martial Law Commemoration Event"
3/14/2014, San Jose, CA — Anakbayan Silicon Valley and PAWIS held a mobile “die-in” and mud stencil action demanding justice for Freddie Ligiw and his family. The action called for an end to state-sponsored violence in the Philippines. Members gathered starting at Martin Luther King Library on San Jose State University’s campus then marched to San […]Read more "ABSV demands Justice for Freddie Ligiw and his family!"
3/14 San Jose — Join us for a die-in action as we call for justice for Freddie Ligiw and his family and to call for an end to state-sponsored violence! We will have a short program and will have a die-in — where people lay on the ground holding placards while their bodies are outlined […]Read more "3/14: Justice for Freddie Ligiw and Family Die-in Action"
11/23, Saturday — San Jose, CA. Got unwanted electronics piling up? Anakbayan Silicon Valley and GreenMouse Recycling are holding an E-waste Drive to raise money for Typhoon Haiyan relief in the Philippines. Half of the proceeds will go to NAFCON. It’ll be THIS Saturday, Nov. 23rd @ 529 Race St., San Jose. Check out the flyer […]Read more "11/23: E-Waste Drive for Typhoon Relief"