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 [...]
Invitation to Solidarity and Fact-Finding Mission in New Orleans, Louisiana I would personally like to invite you to join our growing campaign for “Justice for Grand Isle Shipyard Filipino Workers”, one of the most significant campaigns of my lifetime, headed by NAFCON, the International Migrants Alliance-USA (IMA-USA), and the New Orleans-based National Guestworkers Alliance (NGA). [...]
For Immediate Release February 6, 2013 Reference: Mario De Mira, MIGRANTE Northern California, firstname.lastname@example.org, (415) 333-6267 MIGRANTE Northern California Workers Stand In Solidarity with Filipino Workers and Victims of Grand Isle Shipyard in New Orleans In November 2012, an explosion on a Gulf Coast oil platform, owned by Black Elk Energy and staffed by Grand [...]
In This Modern Era, Equality and Justice Still Eludes Filipinos in Louisiana by F. J. “Ned” Valen, M.D. January 22, 2013 Having lived and practiced medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana for over 40 years (since 1970), I’m familiar with the working conditions of oil platform workers in the state; they usually work comfortably in 2-weeks-on [...]
Celebrate the Launching of Migrante Northern California An organization dedicated to fighting for the rights and welfare of Filipino migrant workers WED DEC 19, 2012 6:00-9:00pm @ Bayanihan Community Center 1010 Mission St (@6th Street) San Francisco, CA 94103 Since January of this year, Filipino caregivers throughout the Bay Area have gathered to participate in [...]
San Francisco Rising – The People’s Voter Guide San Francisco Rising – Gabay sa Pagboto ng Mamamayan San Francisco is becoming increasingly unaffordable to poor and working class people of color and immigrant communities. That is why nine community organizations from across the city are working together to make sure our communities have access to good [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2012 Dozens of organizations and individuals endorse this year’s “San Francisco Filipino Community Platform” (San Francisco, Ca) On October 11th, Filipinos from throughout San Francisco filled the Bayanihan Center for the release of the 2012 San Francisco Filipino Community Platform. The Platform is comprised of ten points including: Democracy, Employment, [...]
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 [...]