12/18: Candlelight Vigil Action Against Kerry’s Visit to the Philippines

Wednesday 12/18 San Jose, –Members of Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV) and BAYAN-USA gathered for a Candlelight Vigil to commemorate victims of U.S. militarization in the Philippines as well as oppose U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s visit to the Philippines this week. The Candlelight Vigil was held in Downtown San Jose with a program thatContinue reading “12/18: Candlelight Vigil Action Against Kerry’s Visit to the Philippines”

Highlights from Haiyan Candlelight Vigil in San Jose

11/13 @ MLK, Library, San Jose, CA — Thank you for all of those who attended, donated, and showed support at this past Wednesday’s Typhoon Haiyan Candlelight Vigil. We had over 50+ people and over 10+ organizations and schools attend, along with coverage from several local news media sources. We raised over $300 during theContinue reading “Highlights from Haiyan Candlelight Vigil in San Jose”

7/22: People’s State of the Nation Address (SONA)

Monday 7/22 San Francisco. — Filipinos in the Bay Area, along with our  family, friends, and allies, will be staging our very own People’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) to stand in solidarity with the people in the Philippines and the rest of the world, and to address the annual SONA delivered by the PresidentContinue reading “7/22: People’s State of the Nation Address (SONA)”

2/14: One Billion Rising to Fight Violence Against Women!

February 14, 2013 — all over the world. One billion will rise to Strike, Dance and Rise to create awareness and stand in solidarity to end all forms of violence against women. Today, one in every three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. In the Philippines, one woman is beatenContinue reading “2/14: One Billion Rising to Fight Violence Against Women!”

BAY AREA FILIPINOS PROTEST AGAINST XSTRATA FOR ITS POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN MINDANAO

For Immediate Release Reference: Amelia Vergel de Dios, ABSV Chairperson Email: amelia.vergel@gmail.com AMIDST TYPHOON PABLO, BAY AREA FILIPINOS PROTEST AGAINST XSTRATA FOR ITS POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN MINDANAO (San Jose, CA) On December 5th, Filipino American youth members of Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV), with its allied members from BAYAN-NorCal, gathered in front of Xstrata RecyclingContinue reading “BAY AREA FILIPINOS PROTEST AGAINST XSTRATA FOR ITS POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE AND HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN MINDANAO”

12/5: Stop the Mining, Stop the Killings — Action at X-Strata San Jose

December 5th, San Jose, CA. As part of the 10 days of action to Stop the Mining, Stop the Killings in the Philippines, Anakbayan Silicon Valley and our allies will have an action  at X-strata recycling center, the sole US branch of Xstrata plc, the mining group responsible for the deaths of the pregnant JuvyContinue reading “12/5: Stop the Mining, Stop the Killings — Action at X-Strata San Jose”

BAYAN USA Denounces Massacre of Anti-Mining Leader’s Family

Press Release Nov.16th, 2012 Calls for Withdrawal of Foreign Mining Ops, US Military Aid “The murder of the Capion family lays bare the undeniable truth: the Philippine government will go as far as murdering a pregnant woman and her children in order to guarantee multi-billion dollar profits for foreign mining corporations,” stated Bernadette Ellorin, chairpersonContinue reading “BAYAN USA Denounces Massacre of Anti-Mining Leader’s Family”

No Matter Who Wins the Elections, the People Must Continue Organizing for Genuine Change

Press Statement November 5, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org As the corporate media zeroes in on the 2012 US Presidential election, which will determine who will assume the role of the main spokesperson and commander-in-chief for the largest imperialist superpower since the turn of the 20th century, people’s resistance against the US government’sContinue reading “No Matter Who Wins the Elections, the People Must Continue Organizing for Genuine Change”

10/6 NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST THE CYBERCRIME LAW & POLITICAL KILLINGS IN THE PHILIPPINES

NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST THE CYBERCRIME LAW & POLITICAL KILLINGS IN THE PHILIPPINES Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | 5:30PM Philippine Consulate | 3600 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA Sponsored by: Anakbayan-USA, Gabriela-USA, Habi-Arts, Bayan USA, ILPS, NAFCON, Filipino Migrant Center Join us as we protest the Noynoy Aquino administration’s signing of the Cybercrime PreventionContinue reading “10/6 NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION AGAINST THE CYBERCRIME LAW & POLITICAL KILLINGS IN THE PHILIPPINES”

NAFCON Supports the Founding of Anakbayan-USA

NAFCON Solidarity Statement on the Founding Congress of Anakbayan-USA Posted by admin on Friday, May 18, 2012 · Leave a Comment May 18, 2012 NAFCON Solidarity Statement on the Founding Congress of Anakbayan-USA Warm greetings to the members of Anakbayan-USA! Congratulations on your founding congress as the first overseas national chapter of Anakbayan! We ofContinue reading “NAFCON Supports the Founding of Anakbayan-USA”