On November 10, 2016, Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV), a progressive Filipino youth and student organization, took to the streets with hundreds of community members at the Dump Trump protest in San Jose, California. … More Anakbayan Silicon Valley: With People Power, The System Cowers
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!
November 29, 2014 For Reference: Mary Anne Manumpil, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, firstname.lastname@example.org Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson! Black and Brown Lives Matter! Anakbayan Silicon Valley stands in solidarity with the community of Ferguson, Missouri. We demand justice for Mike Brown, an African American youth who was violently and unjustly murdered by white police … More Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson! Black and Brown Lives Matter!
November 13, 2014 For Reference: Adrian Bonifacio, Chair, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, email@example.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 in … More Justice for the Ayotzinapa 43! Join the November 20th National Strike!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2014 Reference: Eric Tandoc, National Secretary General, Anakbayan–USA, firstname.lastname@example.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. … More Anakbayan-USA Commemorates Haiyan Anniversary, Calls for BS Aquino’s Ouster
“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 during … More Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified
Tuesday, 5/27 Sunnyvale, CA– On this 15th anniversary of the United States-Philippines Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), members of Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV) and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (New Patriotic Alliance, BAYAN-USA) came together and unveiled a banner calling for “US Out of Asia-Pac” area, highlighting the destructive and unequal economic, political, and military agreements between the United … More 5/28: Post Statement: Visiting Forces Agreement Banner Drop