SF Filipinos Form Immigrant Rights Task Force

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 […]

SF Honors Mario de Mira, Cultural Worker for API Heritage Month

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 […]

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FCC Talakayan Updates on Immigration Reform Monday May 6th, 6pm

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 […]

The Andrea Bonifacio Cartoon Series

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.        

Filipinos across the U.S. Say Senate Immigration Bill Falls Short

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 […]

Asian Youth Prevention Services (AYPS) Billboard Campaign

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 […]

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Invitation to Solidarity and Fact-Finding Mission in New Orleans, Louisiana

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). […]

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MIGRANTE Northern California Workers Stand In Solidarity with Filipino Workers and Victims of Grand Isle Shipyard in New Orleans

For Immediate Release February 6, 2013 Reference: Mario De Mira, MIGRANTE Northern California, mario@filipinocc.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 […]

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In This Modern Era, Equality and Justice Still Eludes Filipinos in Louisiana

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 […]

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Celebrate the Launching of Migrante Northern California Wed Dec 19th

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 […]