Sulong Kabataan! Open Mic First Year Anniversary ABSV

Performances, food, and community building! Please RSVP to our facebook event so we know that you are coming: — Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV) invites you all to our one-year anniversary celebration: “Sulong Kabataan!” Open Mic! Sulong Kabataan! An Open Mic celebrating 1-year of Anakbayan Silicon Valley November 30, 2012 7:30 to 9:30 PM Filipino YouthContinue reading “Sulong Kabataan! Open Mic First Year Anniversary ABSV”

We are Workers, We are Not Slaves!

If you missed Adrian’s reportback last Wednesday, here’s the link to the recording! — 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 backContinue reading “We are Workers, We are Not Slaves!”

11/2 Bayan ED Recap – Politics in the Philippines

presented by Bobby Tuazon of CenPEG (Center for People Empowerment in Governance-Philippines) With the upcoming elections happening in the United States, people are engaging in political debate, propositions and which candidate to vote for. These are times when we must look beyond the rhetoric and into the truths behind the masks of politicians and investContinue reading “11/2 Bayan ED Recap – Politics in the Philippines”

11/1-2: Hiphop for the People and Mic for the Masses

November 1-2 @ Stanford. Thursday is the Hiphop for the People Workshop. Friday is the Mic for the Masses concert with The Kasamas, Power Struggle, and The Shining Sons. Like hip-hop and good music? Then check out these free events this week brought to you by our ally organizations from the National Alliance for FilipinoContinue reading “11/1-2: Hiphop for the People and Mic for the Masses”

10/25: Beyond Deferred Action Candlelight Vigil

October 25. 530-730 PM @ Story & King in San Jose. Join ABSV, Student Advocates for Higher Education (SAHE) from SJSU, and other community organizations for a candlelight vigil in support of immigration reform. Candles will be provided. Please bring signs and your energy to support our struggle for genuine rights for marginalized migrant youth, students,Continue reading “10/25: Beyond Deferred Action Candlelight Vigil”

9/21: 40 Years After Martial Law and A Report Back on Summer Exposure Trips

September 21st of this year marks the 40th anniversary of the signing of Proclamation No. 1081 by Pres. Ferdinand Marcos, which placed the Philippines under a state of martial law. According to the IBON Foundation, a combined number of 120,000 people have been victims of human rights violations, such as extrajudicial killing, enforced disappearances, warrantlessContinue reading “9/21: 40 Years After Martial Law and A Report Back on Summer Exposure Trips”