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.
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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!”
Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson! Black and Brown Lives Matter!
November 29, 2014 For Reference: Mary Anne Manumpil, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, email@example.com 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 policeContinue reading “Filipino Youth Stand in Solidarity with Ferguson! Black and Brown Lives Matter!”
Justice for the Ayotzinapa 43! Join the November 20th National Strike!
November 13, 2014 For Reference: Adrian Bonifacio, Chair, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 inContinue reading “Justice for the Ayotzinapa 43! Join the November 20th National Strike!”
Anakbayan-USA Commemorates Haiyan Anniversary, Calls for BS Aquino’s Ouster
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2014 Reference: Eric Tandoc, National Secretary General, Anakbayan–USA, email@example.com 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.Continue reading “Anakbayan-USA Commemorates Haiyan Anniversary, Calls for BS Aquino’s Ouster”
Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified
“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 duringContinue reading “Honor in the Line of Fire: Why our protest against the Philippine president is justified”
5/28: Post Statement: Visiting Forces Agreement Banner Drop
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 UnitedContinue reading “5/28: Post Statement: Visiting Forces Agreement Banner Drop”
ABSV demands Justice for Freddie Ligiw and his family!
3/14/2014, San Jose, CA — Anakbayan Silicon Valley and PAWIS held a mobile “die-in” and mud stencil action demanding justice for Freddie Ligiw and his family. The action called for an end to state-sponsored violence in the Philippines. Members gathered starting at Martin Luther King Library on San Jose State University’s campus then marched to SanContinue reading “ABSV demands Justice for Freddie Ligiw and his family!”
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”
Philippine Solidarity Week
Philippine Solidarity Week is a week of activities to commemorate the Philippine-American War, which began on February 4, and to raise awareness and support for the continuing struggle of the Filipino people for national liberation. It is led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-USA or BAYAN-USA. Since 1899, U.S. troops have maintained their presence in the Philippines through permanent military and navalContinue reading “Philippine Solidarity Week”