Posts Tagged as "Filipino American"

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.

Local Filipino Youth Program Brings Families Together To Celebrate Culture

Aug. 21, 2015 / By
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The theme was “Lakas ng Pagkakaisa,” or “Strength in Unity” in Tagalog, and including workshops on “various forms of expression, such as theater, visual art, hip-hop, spoken word, and poetry.”

LB Youth Celebrate Filipino Culture

Jan. 13, 2014 / By
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[Ed. note] Late last year, the Filipino Migrant Center held a community cultural night to celebrate the 150th birthday of Filipino revolutionary Andres Bonafacio...

In Yolanda’s Wake, Memories of Filipino Resiliency

Nov. 19, 2013 / By
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New America Media, First Person, Anthony Advincula

NEW YORK — I am accustomed to strong typhoons...

NewsLongBeach: Disaster in the Philippines

Nov. 15, 2013 / By
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Last week, Typhoon Haiyan, known in the Philippines as typhoon Yolanda, tore through the Philippines leaving death and destruction in its wake...

Our Community: Filipino Migrant Center

Aug. 11, 2013 / By
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“Our Community” is a VoiceWaves project and community event being showcased on Aug. 26. Youth reporters were tasked to explore their community through a camera’s lens, each picking one community-based organization to shine a spotlight on...

Recognizing Filipino Workers– Past, Present & Future

Jun. 6, 2013 / By
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In Delano, they struggled as farmworkers with Cesar Chavez. In Long Beach, they organize as today’s hotel workers and domestic caregivers...

Juanito Geronimo: A Life of Removal

Oct. 16, 2011 / By
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Written by John Oliver Santiago

My grandfather’s face is full of joy and amusement as he watches a Filipino program playing on satellite television...