Paula Abad

Paula Abad is a community organizer for Anakbayan Long Beach, a progressive Filipino youth and student organization working to educate, organize, and mobilize the community to address important issues that affect Filipinos in the U.S. and the Philippines. Currently pursuing her BA in Political Science and minor in Global Migration Studies, she is also an aspiring cartoonist and plans to start an online business to promote her art. She loves biking, karaoke, comics, and serving her community.

Posts by Paula Abad:

What Is Pilipino American History Month?

Oct. 25, 2015 / By
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This year marks the first celebration of Larry Itliong Day in the state of California. Who is he, and why do we celebrate Pilipino American History Month? VoiceWaves reporter tells us the story through her cartoon.

Long Beach’s Environmental State of the City 2015

Apr. 16, 2015 / By

For Earth Day 2015, local youth cartoonist Paula Abad expresses the state of water and air quality in Long Beach.

Celebrating MLK Day

Jan. 17, 2015 / By
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Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed.” — Martin Luther King, Jr...

“You Are Not Alone: Dealing With Depression”

Nov. 14, 2014 / By

Reminding us how a little help goes a long way.


One Year After Typhoon Haiyan: How Can I Still Help?

Sep. 22, 2014 / By

November 8, 2014 marks the one year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. While millions of dollars in international aid have been sent to typhoon survivors, there is still much work left to do in creating genuine relief and rehabilitation in the Philippines...