5/22: Call Assembly members to support AB 123!

Wednesday, 5/22  — Assembly Bill 123 — the California bill to add school instruction on the Filipino contribution to the farmworker movement — will be voted on the assembly appropriations committee this Friday May 24th. If it passes, it will move on to be voted on the entire assembly floor in the next week. TheContinue reading “5/22: Call Assembly members to support AB 123!”

Going “Off the Page” with PASU at Stanford

This past March 9, 2013, ABSV presented three workshops at the Pilipino Youth Leadership Conference (PYLC) at Stanford University. ABSV commends the Pilipino American Student Union (PASU) at Stanford for going “off the page” and putting on a dope conference for over 50 high school students. The conference connected the students with community-based Filipino organizations suchContinue reading “Going “Off the Page” with PASU at Stanford”

2/14: One Billion Rising to Fight Violence Against Women!

February 14, 2013 — all over the world. One billion will rise to Strike, Dance and Rise to create awareness and stand in solidarity to end all forms of violence against women. Today, one in every three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. In the Philippines, one woman is beatenContinue reading “2/14: One Billion Rising to Fight Violence Against Women!”

Highlights from “Sulong Kabataan” Open Mic 1-year Celebration

November 30, 2012 — FYC, Welch Park, San Jose, CA. We had over 50+ attendees and more than 10 open mic performers attend our 1-year anniversary to celebrate the achievements of Anakbayan and the birthday of the revolutionary youth Andres Bonifacio. At the end of the night, we were feeling pumped for this upcoming year,Continue reading “Highlights from “Sulong Kabataan” Open Mic 1-year Celebration”

12/5: Stop the Mining, Stop the Killings — Action at X-Strata San Jose

December 5th, San Jose, CA. As part of the 10 days of action to Stop the Mining, Stop the Killings in the Philippines, Anakbayan Silicon Valley and our allies will have an action  at X-strata recycling center, the sole US branch of Xstrata plc, the mining group responsible for the deaths of the pregnant JuvyContinue reading “12/5: Stop the Mining, Stop the Killings — Action at X-Strata San Jose”