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by Julian Jaravata, ’13 By Pablo Serrano Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Chicago and be a part of the fourth congress of BAYAN-USA, as well as the founding congresses of Anakbayan-USA (AB-USA) and the United States chapter of the International League of Peoples’ Struggles (ILPS-US). BAYAN-USA, AB-USA,…

BAY AREA FILIPINOS GREETED PRESIDENT OBAMA AT REDWOOD CITY FUNDRAISER

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=3987657132132 – Flash MOB Dance BAY AREA FILIPINOS  GREETED PRESIDENT OBAMA AT REDWOOD CITY FUNDRAISER Filipino Community  Members Protest Increased U.S. Militarization in the Philippines and Record Deportation of Immigrants of Redwood City, CA– Filipino organizations from throughout the Bay Area greeted President Barack Obama in Redwood City to protest increased U.S. military presence inContinue reading “BAY AREA FILIPINOS GREETED PRESIDENT OBAMA AT REDWOOD CITY FUNDRAISER”

Filipino Youth Found Anakbayan-USA in the midst of Anti-NATO Protests in Chicago

Chicago, IL – On May 18, Filipino youth and student leaders from across the US convened at the Centro Autonomo community center, located in the Albany Park neighborhood of Chicago, for the historic Anakbayan-USA Founding Congress.  The congress established Anakbayan-USA as a nationwide organization and overseas national chapter of Anakbayan Philippines in the midst ofContinue reading “Filipino Youth Found Anakbayan-USA in the midst of Anti-NATO Protests in Chicago”

U.S. Triples Military Aid to Philippines in 2012

SOURCE – <http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/03/philippines-usa-idUSL4E8G340E20120503&gt; Thu May 3, 2012 6:59am EDT * Manila urges U.S. to lift conditions on military aid * Washington says will double military financing for Manila * Pentagon agrees to share data on South  China By Manuel Mogato MANILA, May 3 (Reuters) – The United States will nearly triple its military funding forContinue reading “U.S. Triples Military Aid to Philippines in 2012”

Filipinos Join May Day Actions in New York City, Uphold Calls Against Labor Trafficking

  Union Square, NY — On May 1st, 2012, local grassroots Filipino organizations under the banners of BAYAN-USA and the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), joined the annual militant protest actions in New York City as a contingent to commemorate May Day, or International Labor Day. These organizations played vital roles in the monthsContinue reading “Filipinos Join May Day Actions in New York City, Uphold Calls Against Labor Trafficking”

FIL-AM YOUTH CONDEMN VIOLENCE IN SILVERIO DEMOLITION AFTER MARTYR LAID TO REST, CALL FOR BOYCOTT OF HENRY SY’S BANCO DE ORO AND SM

Anakbayan chapters throughout the United States most vehemently condemn the violent and brutal dispersal of residents and stall owners of Parañaque’s Silverio compound and the forced eviction and demolition of their community by the combined forces of the Philippine National Police, paid goons, and security agents of business tycoon Henry Sy, on April 23. InContinue reading “FIL-AM YOUTH CONDEMN VIOLENCE IN SILVERIO DEMOLITION AFTER MARTYR LAID TO REST, CALL FOR BOYCOTT OF HENRY SY’S BANCO DE ORO AND SM”

U.S. Filipinos Highlight Immigrant Rights on May Day

U.S. Filipinos Highlight Immigrant Rights on May Day NAFCON Launches “Pulso ng ating mga Kababayan” On International Workers Day For Filipinos in the U.S. immigrant rights is an important issue. Filipinos relate to the issue for various reasons. Many do because they have waited over a decade to be united with their loved one(s) hopingContinue reading “U.S. Filipinos Highlight Immigrant Rights on May Day”