Philippines: Abuses Go Unpunished

In the Philippines today, we here that the President Noynoy Aquino will promise change, hope, and that the Aquino Administration and Philippine government is “serious” about Human Rights. Since the President’s sworning in in 2008, there has been 77 political killings, and hundreds of enforced disappearances by state forces, many of whom are innocent peacefulContinue reading “Philippines: Abuses Go Unpunished”

Killing of 3rd witness to Ampatuan massacre, testament to prevailing impunity under Aquino – Karapatan

Press Release June 28, 2012 Reference: Cristina Palabay, Spokesperson, 0917-5003879 Angge Santos, Media Liaison, 0918-9790580 In Pres. Aquino’s 2nd year in office Killing of 3rd witness to Ampatuan massacre, testament to prevailing impunity under Aquino – Karapatan Karapatan today scored the reported killing of Alijol Ampatuan, the third witness in the Ampatuan massacre case toContinue reading “Killing of 3rd witness to Ampatuan massacre, testament to prevailing impunity under Aquino – Karapatan”

Saturday Tagalog classes in San Jose

Anakbayan Silicon Valley, Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants (PAWIS) and other Filipino Community members invite you to: Beginning Tagalog Classes Saturday, June 30, July 7, July 14, July 21 12-3pm Join a group of community members eager to learn the national language of the Philippines, Tagalog. Beginning Tagalog Classes will be a series ofContinue reading “Saturday Tagalog classes in San Jose”

ABSV Member Awarded Scholarship to Conduct Research Project with Caregivers

Ivy Nguyen and Michael Tayag named Strauss Scholars June 8th, 2012 Michael Tayag will work with Filipino caregivers in Santa Clara County. Stanford juniors IVY NGUYEN and MICHAEL TAYAG have been awarded scholarships from the Donald A. Strauss Foundation to pursue service projects during their senior year. Tayag, of Vista, Calif., will work with theContinue reading “ABSV Member Awarded Scholarship to Conduct Research Project with Caregivers”

“THE PHILIPPINES IS NOT FOR SALE!”– BAYAN USA

“THE PHILIPPINES IS NOT FOR SALE!”– BAYAN USA Filipino Americans Decry Aquino and Binay U.S. Visits as Business Deals to Further Trample on Philippine Sovereignty, Increase US Military Presence in Country BAYAN-USA, a national alliance of progressive Filipino organizations, commenced the month of June by mobilizing the Filipino community to voice their outrage and concernContinue reading ““THE PHILIPPINES IS NOT FOR SALE!”– BAYAN USA”

Bicycle Raffle @ Bayanihan Fil-Am Festival

Hi everyone, Anakbayan Silicon Valley and Filipino Youth Coalition will be raffling two bicycles on June 10th at the Bayanihan Fil-Am Festival (JOIN THE FB EVENT PAGE!). ABSV will particularly use the raised money to fund our very first Philippine exposure trip this summer! Support us by purchasing a ticket for $10.00 each for aContinue reading “Bicycle Raffle @ Bayanihan Fil-Am Festival”