Views from the Edge
To celebrate Filipino American History Month, AARP AAPI Community and NextDayBetter have joined together to present a series of videos highlighting various Filipino Americans who have had an impact on U.S. history.
The project starts with A Filipino American Story – an animated video presenting the pivotal moments of … Read more
By Ed Diokno
What? You didn’t get invited to the White House celebration of Filipino American History Month?
You’re not alone. Apparently, my invitation must have gotten lost in the mail so I missed the five-hour event.
However, through … Read more
Hirono represents the only Asian American Pacific Islander majority state in the nation and Honda represents the only AAPI majority district in the continental United States.
“Recognizing Filipino American History Month in Congress … Read more
A group of mostly Filipino American students at the University of Pennsylvania were urged by Philippine Consul General Mario de Leon to become more engaged in their community, reports GMA.
The talk organized by the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Philippine Association was part of the campus’ observance of Filipino American History Month.
De Leon … Read more
Today there are 3 million Filipino Americans in the United States.
According to the Inquirer, the first Filipinos landed in Morro Bay in 1587, more than a decade before the British.
Every October since 1988 has been celebrated as Filipino American History Month.
The vast majority of Filipinos are fluent in English … Read more