Category United States of America

FILIPINO AMERICANS PARTICIPATE IN WEEK OF ACTIONS AGAINST US-LED TPPA

Press Release July 8, 2012 Reference:  Theresa Jaranilla, BAYAN-USA Southern California Regional Coordinator, sc@bayanusa.org FILIPINO AMERICANS PARTICIPATE IN WEEK OF ACTIONS AGAINST US-LED TPPA On July 2-10, leaders of the Pacific Rim hold 13th round of negotiations for the secret US-led free trade agreement, known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) “Obama’s push for the […]

KOMMON GROUND: A Benefit Show

KOMMON GROUND: A BENEFIT SHOW FOR VICTIMS OF TYPHOON SENDONG Sunday, March 4, 2012 | 6:30 – 10pm Across the Street at Mueller College 4601 Park Blvd., San Diego, CA 92116 On December 17, 2011, Typhoon Sendong hit the Southern Philippines, killing over 1,500 people and displacing thousands of others from their homes. All proceeds […]

US OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! US OUT OF ASIA-PACIFIC!

News Statement February 1, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org US OUT OF THE PHILIPPINES! US OUT OF ASIA-PACIFIC!– BAYAN USA Aquino Aligns with US Military Build-Up in Asia-Pacific, a Threat to Peace in the Region Filipino-Americans across the US, under the banner of BAYAN USA, express condemnation and disgust over the efforts […]

BAYAN-USA Statement: Obama, NDAA

News Statement January 2, 2012 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org NDAA WILL NOT QUELL THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF DISSENT AS GLOBAL CRISIS ENSUES– BAYAN USA Filipino-Americans across the US, under the banner of BAYAN USA, and their supporters condemn the last minute moves by President Barack Obama to railroad the signing of the National […]

ABSD X OSD

FROM MIND TO MASSES by Ivan Penetrante All poems are broken poems unless they are kiss or a raised fist For Something, Someone, A cause So the slogan better be worth something so that poems can be worth something, But don’t worry I hear you and I love what you say I love those words […]

Justice for Melissa Press Conference, Los Angeles

MEDIA ADVISORY August 22, 2011 Contact: Kuusela Hilo Justice for Melissa Roxas Campaign Email: info@justiceformelissa.org Website: http://www.justiceformelissa.org What: Justice for Melissa Press Conference; Appeal to UN Special Rapporteur on Torture. Where: Immanuel Presbyterian Church 3300 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90010 When: Thursday, August 25, 2011, 6 PM – 7 PM *** PHOTO OPPORTUNITY *** […]

U.S. Debt Crisis

The People’s SONA

Members of AnakBayan-San Diego joined the People’s SONA (State of the Nation Address) in Los Angeles, CA. Solidarity Statement: Good evening and warm militant greetings, Filipino brothers and sisters, distinguished allies and beautiful friends! My name is Eugene Gambol, mass campaigns officer for Anakbayan San Diego, a youth organization fighting for national democracy in the […]

WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE 4TH OF JULY TO FILIPINOS?

WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE 4TH OF JULY TO FILIPINOS? by Gary Labao Most Filipinos grew up knowing that the 4th of July is Philippine-American Friendship Day. Less known to many, the 4th of July was also day that the US finally recognized Philippines as an independent nation and that Philippine independence was celebrated […]

Filipina Women Celebrate the Adoption of the Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers by ILO

Reference: Raquel Redondiez, Chairperson of GABRIELA-USA E-mail: chair@gabusa.org Filipina Women Celebrate the Adoption of the Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers by ILO Today, the International Labor Organization (ILO) adopted a historic convention that outlines comprehensive labor standards for domestic workers across the globe. The Convention on Decent Work for Domestic Workers is much […]