Posts Tagged as "filipino"

Filipino Human Rights Activists Call to ‘Stop the Killings’ in Drug War in Homeland

Jun. 7, 2018 / By
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Activists from Long Beach, L.A., and abroad are organizing to stop Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs that has claimed over 12,000 lives.

Rapping Filipino Youth Demand Funding ‘Education Over Militarization’

Apr. 26, 2018 / By
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Students across South Bay used rap, song and other art to highlight the Philippines’ current drug war and lack of educational resources.

After Election, Filipino Migrants Make Call to Action

Dec. 3, 2016 / By
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Filipino migrants remind their communities that through education and organizing can they overcome fear.

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.”

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...

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...

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...