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Filipino American History Month Commemorated with New Video Series

posted by Randall

Filipino American Story
 
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

Filipino American

Oct 27, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on White House Celebrates Filipino American History Month

White House Celebrates Filipino American History Month

posted by Randall
Filipino American History Month

A dance troupe from California performed indigenous dances from the Philippines at the White House celebration

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

Filipino American

Oct 1, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Filipino American History Month Kicks Off Today

Filipino American History Month Kicks Off Today

posted by Randall
Rescission Act

On Feb. 18, 1946, the Rescission Act was signed taking away the rights, benefits and honors promised to 250,000 Filipino WWII veterans who fought with the American soldiers against the invading Japanese military.

By Ed Diokno
 

October is Filipino American History Month. The month will be observed throughout the United States with concerts, dances, … Read more

Community

Oct 9, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Congress Marks Filipino American History Month

Congress Marks Filipino American History Month

posted by Randall

Filipino American dignitariesRep. Mike Honda (D-Santa Clara Valley) and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-Hawaii) each introduced resolutions Thursday recognizing October as Filipino American History Month.

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

Campus

Jan 13, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on GMA: UPenn students urged to raise profile of Filipino Americans

GMA: UPenn students urged to raise profile of Filipino Americans

posted by Randall

University of Pennsylvania Penn Philippine AssociationA 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

Blogs

Oct 7, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Inquirer: Filipinos First Landed in United States in 1587

Inquirer: Filipinos First Landed in United States in 1587

posted by Randall

 

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

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