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, … More 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┬áStrike, 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 beaten … More 2/14: One Billion Rising to Fight Violence Against Women!

Happy Holidays from ABSV!

Anakbayan Silicon Valley wishes you and your family Happy Holidays! See you in 2013 as we continue to arouse, organize, and mobilize Filipino youth! And in the spirit of the holiday season, we are asking for donations for relief efforts for Typhoon Pablo which hit the Philippines early December and has affected over 5 million … More Happy Holidays from ABSV!

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

We are Workers, We are Not Slaves!

If you missed Adrian’s reportback last Wednesday, here’s the link to the recording! http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/27011913 — Check out this article written by our Education Officer, Adrian Bonifacio, on his experiences with migrant domestic workers and and community organizers in Hong Kong this past summer. If you’d like to find out more, he will be reporting back … More We are Workers, We are Not Slaves!