Legacy: Bayanihan & Filipino Community Centers San Francisco 10 Year Anniversary Gala

  Happy 2015, community! As we approach Bayanihan and FCC’s joint 10 year anniversary gala in one month (31 DAYS), we would like you to pause and ask yourself: “What do these two centers mean to me?” When staff members replied to this question, their answers spoke volumes:connection, family, home, sanctuary.  These are just a few words […]

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Why is TPS taking so long?

The Filipino Community Center is a member of NAFCON USA, which is a part of the Relief 2 Recovery Coalition, a group of organizations who are committed to pushing for another form of humanitarian aid: to designate the Philippines with Temporary Protected Status (TPS). We believe this will empower Filipinos to better help the relief […]

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Filipino is the Newest Language Requirement for the City of San Francisco

PRESS RELEASE April 2, 2014 Contact: Terry Valen Email: terry@filipinocc.org Phone: 415-203-0696 Filipino is the Newest Language Requirement for the City of San Francisco San Francisco, CA — After months of dialogue with city officials, Filipino community members and advocates will celebrate San Francisco’s certification of Filipino as the 3rd language required for city communications. […]

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RAINBOW GROCERY to DONATE 100% of PROFITS (Feb 11th-13th) to Typhoon Haiyan Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 6, 20141745 Folsom Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Phone: 415.863.0620 Fax: 415.863.8955 Web: www.rainbow.coop   Worker-Owned Cooperative PRESS RELEASE RAINBOW GROCERY COOPERATIVE GIVES AID TO TYPHOON HAIYAN VICTIMS San Francisco, CA- Local worker owned grocery cooperative, Rainbow Grocery, announced today that they will donate 100% of their total profits (up to $30,000), over three consecutive days in February to the National […]

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FCC 9th Anniversary Celebration

Join the Filipino Community Center in celebration of its 9th year anniversary, a collaborative event of Migrante NorCal-SF, ALAY SF, Kabataan at Balboa High School, and the FCC. We’re excited to look back at the past nine years and reflect on our achievements, but more importantly, to celebrate the organizations and people who have made […]

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Bay Area Organizations Urge Philippine Government to Strengthen Relief Effort by Acquiring Temporary Protected Status for Filipinos

For Immediate Release December 9, 2013   CONTACT: Jun Cruz, National Alliance for Filipino Concerns   Bay Area Organizations Urge Philippine Government to Strengthen Relief Effort by Acquiring Temporary Protected Status for Filipinos Joining the National Day of Action for TPS, Filipinos and their supporters meet with Philippine Deputy Consulate General pushing for the government […]

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Bay Area Filipino Migrants Lead Zero Remittance Day Action against Pork Barrel

(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 […]

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Join us! IAMR4 New York Oct. 2013

  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 […]

Cha Cha Cha for Genuine Immigration Reform

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 […]

10 Tanong na Madalas na Itanong Ukol sa Reporma sa Imigrasyon

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 […]