(Bay Area, CA) Joining world-wide actions, more than fifty Filipinos protested in front of the Philippine consulate, September 19th, in San Francisco chanting, “Tama na, sobra na! Pork Barrel, i-abolish na!” (That’s enough it’s too much Pork Barrel must be abolished now!). The action, led by Migrante Northern California and joined by dozens from many [...]
Statement – 15 July 2013 “Migration is a product of underdevelopment” IMA: Development for the people, not for profit The International Migrants’ Alliance, a global alliance of grassroots migrants organizations, will hand in a submission to the UN General Assembly High Level Dialogue on International Migration and Development (HLD). Gathering endorsement and support from [...]
The U.S. government is working on comprehensive immigration reform that will affect the future of every person in America and millions around the world. On this early evening, we will learn about how the proposed law effects our communities and then we will CHA CHA CHA for Genuine Immigration Reform! Hosted by the SF Filipino [...]
View in English Click Here or Click Here to Download in Tagalog 1. Ano ang nangyayari sa kasalukuyan sa reporma sa imigrasyon, at bakit ito ay importante sa mga Pilipino? Kasalukuyang pinaguusapan ng goberyo ng Estados Unidos kung paano ayusin ang imigrasyon sa bansa. Nakasalang ngayon ang isang panukalang batas, S.744, upang ipatupad ang comprehensive immigration reform (CIR) o komprehensibong [...]
On June 19th, Filipinos in San Francisco, led by the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) created a “Filipino Immigrant Rights Task Force.” The new group aims to educate and organize the broader Filipino community and its supporters around the issue of “genuine comprehensive immigration reform.” The Task Force numbering more than fifty Filipinos from [...]
Mario de Mira aka Nomi of the hip-hop group Power Struggle has spent many years touring with groups like Atmosphere, Brother Ali, Dela Soul, and DJ Shadow. He has shared the stage with Souls of Mischief and Snoop Dogg and has received critical acclaim for his albums “Arson at the Petting Factory”and “Remittances”. Mario was [...]
Join the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON NorCal), Filipino Community Center (FCC), and other organizations, as we discuss what genuine comprehensive immigration reform means to our community. We will also take a look at the current Senate Bill and how it compares to our demands. Learn more and take part in this important conversation [...]
Click the image NAFCON believes it is important to share the hardships and triumphs Filipinos face on daily basis. This Andrea Bonifacio cartoon strip is the first edition in a series articulating in a new and creative way the stories of our Modern Day Filipino Heroes.
For Immediate Release April 22, 2013 Filipinos across the U.S. Say Senate Immigration Bill Falls Short Throughout the Country Filipinos Gear Up for Week of Advocacy and Action Starting May 1st to Tell Congress Prioritize Protecting Workers and Keeping Families Together Not Big Business and Profits In the wake of the “Gang of Eight” release of the [...]
WHO: Students from the Filipino Community Center’s AYPS program WHEN: Friday April 5, 2013 4:00pm – 5:30pm WHERE: Bessie Carmichael/FEC Middle School Cafeteria: 824 Harrison Street San Francisco, CA 94107 Accessible by MUNI and BART, Metered street parking is available. WHY: SoMa (South of Market) is congested with lots of alcohol billboard ads and it [...]
Filipino Community Center Vision, Mission, & Goals Adopted November 7, 2004 Vision: We stand for paninindigan, where social, cultural, political and economic rights are respected; where relationships are based on equality; and where people actively work for a just society. We believe in pakikipagkapwa and diversity, where people from different cultures treat each other with respect; and where [...]
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Visit our ongoing collection of photos and videos from various FCC events and activities including celebrating victories of our caregivers to projects produced by our youth. ————————————————————————————————————— FCC’s very own honored by ABS CBN as “THE FILIPINO CHAMPION: TERRY VALEN” By Henni Espinosa, ABS CBN North America Bureau Community Challenges SF to Support Meaningful [...]