Justice for the Ayotzinapa 43! Join the November 20th National Strike!

November 13, 2014 For Reference: Adrian Bonifacio, Chair, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, absiliconvalley@gmail.com Youth and Students: Unite against State Repression! Join the November 20th National Strike! Anakbayan Silicon Valley stands in solidarity with El Comité del Norte de California en Apoyo de Ayotzinapa (Northern California Committee in Support of Ayotzinapa) and the peoples of Mexico inContinue reading “Justice for the Ayotzinapa 43! Join the November 20th National Strike!”

Anakbayan-USA Commemorates Haiyan Anniversary, Calls for BS Aquino’s Ouster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2014 Reference: Eric Tandoc, National Secretary General, Anakbayan–USA, secgen@anakbayanusa.org Anakbayan–USA Commemorates Haiyan Anniversary, Calls for BS Aquino’s Ouster Anakbayan–USA joins the Filipino people all over the world in commemorating one year since super Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, resulting in the death and the displacement of millions of people.Continue reading “Anakbayan-USA Commemorates Haiyan Anniversary, Calls for BS Aquino’s Ouster”

Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified

“The line of fire is a place of honor.” –Lean Alejandro, Youth Activist in the Philippines In the spirit of the countless generations of progressive and militant activists that have dared to stand up to state repression in the Philippines, community organizers here in the United States chose to confront Philippine President BS Aquino duringContinue reading “Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified”

Highlights from Haiyan Candlelight Vigil in San Jose

11/13 @ MLK, Library, San Jose, CA — Thank you for all of those who attended, donated, and showed support at this past Wednesday’s Typhoon Haiyan Candlelight Vigil. We had over 50+ people and over 10+ organizations and schools attend, along with coverage from several local news media sources. We raised over $300 during theContinue reading “Highlights from Haiyan Candlelight Vigil in San Jose”

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”

JUSTICE for Grand Isle Shipyard Filipino Workers

http://j4gisfilipinoworkers.wordpress.com/ CAMPAIGN Fighting back: Join the Campaign! After suffering discriminatory treatment (compared to their U.S. citizen co-workers) and other forms of abuse and exploitation, more than 100 Filipino GIS workers have joined a class action lawsuit against their recruiters and employers. Despite bribery and threats of deportation and harm to their families in the Philippines,Continue reading “JUSTICE for Grand Isle Shipyard Filipino Workers”

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!”