South Bay Youth and Students Unite: Activism is Not a Crime!

On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, ABSV (Anakbayan Silicon Valley), SAHE (Student Advocates for Higher Education), SQE (Students for Quality Education), and SJP (Students for Justice in Palestine), came together in solidarity to host a cultural night entitled “Activism is Not a Crime” at San Jose State University.

Prevent the Execution of Mary Jane Veloso!

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 unknowinglyContinue reading “Prevent the Execution of Mary Jane Veloso!”

11/23: KM50 + ABSV’s 3rd Year Anniversary Celebration

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 continuedContinue reading “11/23: KM50 + ABSV’s 3rd Year Anniversary Celebration”

9/21: From Philippines to Ferguson — A Martial Law Commemoration Event

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,Continue reading “9/21: From Philippines to Ferguson — A Martial Law Commemoration Event”

5/14: Upcoming Event- Project Flame BBQ 2.0

  Saturday 5/17 San Jose, CA– Please join Anakbayan Silicon Valley for a social BBQ hangout where we’ll be outreaching to folks about Project Flame as well as collecting stories from youth. Good food and fun in the sun while we kick in the summer! What: Project Flame BBQ 2.0 When: Saturday, May 17th, 2014 from 3-6PM Where: FlickingerContinue reading “5/14: Upcoming Event- Project Flame BBQ 2.0”

5/8 and 5/9: Protesting Obama Visits, Calling for Environmental Justice, Workers’ Rights, and Philippine Sovereignty

Post Statement Reference: Christopher Lapeña, Vice Chairperson, ABSV | christopherlapena@gmail.com VIDEO: ABSV and allies featured on Balitang America Thursday 5/8 Mountain View | Friday 5/9 San Jose — Members of Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV) greeted President Obama this past Thursday, May 8th, and Friday, May 9th with calls to uphold workers’ rights, stand for environmental justice,Continue reading “5/8 and 5/9: Protesting Obama Visits, Calling for Environmental Justice, Workers’ Rights, and Philippine Sovereignty”

4/3: Upcoming Event- Project Flame BBQ Campaign Launch

  Saturday 4/12 San Jose, CA– Please join Anakbayan Silicon Valley for the launching of our local campaign entitled, Project Flame. We will be having a workshop/BBQ from 12-3 PM. The full details are below for the event. What: Project Flame BBQ When: Saturday, April 12th, 2014 from 12-3PM Where: FYC Youth Center- Welch Park, KenestaContinue reading “4/3: Upcoming Event- Project Flame BBQ Campaign Launch”

3/14: Justice for Freddie Ligiw and Family Die-in Action

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 outlinedContinue reading “3/14: Justice for Freddie Ligiw and Family Die-in Action”