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. … More South Bay Youth and Students Unite: Activism is Not a Crime!
Join us this August and September at the following NAFCON community events!
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 … More Prevent the Execution of Mary Jane Veloso!
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 … 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, … More 9/21: From Philippines to Ferguson — A Martial Law Commemoration Event
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: Flickinger … More 5/14: Upcoming Event- Project Flame BBQ 2.0
Post Statement Reference: Christopher Lapeña, Vice Chairperson, ABSV | email@example.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, … More 5/8 and 5/9: Protesting Obama Visits, Calling for Environmental Justice, Workers’ Rights, and Philippine Sovereignty