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KAYA Summer Recap 2016

Where did the Summer go? Moving Forward and Getting Involved! By Paulo Pontemayor, Interim KAYA National Chairman   Like many things, time flies when you’re having fun. KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress has had a busy summer which causes us

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KAYA at the DNC 2016

DNC Convention Day 1 is About the New Family Values: Reaction from KAYA  

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DNC Convention Day 1 is About the New Family Values: Reaction from KAYA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: April Siruno July 26, 2016 press@kayagrassroots.org DNC Convention Day 1 is About the New Family Values: Reaction from KAYA PHILADELPHIA, PA — KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress was in Philadelphia on Monday, July 25, 2016 for

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Itliong-Vera Cruz Middle School

Back in 2013, KAYA SF Bay Area chapter let folks know that Alvarado middle school in Union City would change its name to honor Larry Itliong and Philip Vera Cruz. And on December 18th 2015 the name was changed to

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Third Annual KAYA National Filipino American Town Hall

The third annual National Filipino American Town Hall was hosted on Oct 2, 2015 at the Southeast Asian Resource Action Center in Washington D.C.. The National Filipino American Town Hall is an annual event coordinated by KAYA that brings together

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KAYA Leadership Program Summer Recap

We had a hugely successful KAYA Leadership Program this summer! From the happy hour kick-off in June to the last session in August, interns and professionals were engaged throughout the summer in informative sessions focused on community activism, Filipina leadership,

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Honoring Filipino Veterans

KAYA-DC came out in full force on Thursday, July 30, to support #Recognize Filipino WWII Veterans, a Teach-In sponsored by Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project (FilVetsREP). Ben de Guzman, FilVetsREP Executive Committee Member, KAYA-DC member, and former KAYA National

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Filipinos go to the White House 2014!!!

   

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KAYA Statement on Passing of Senator Daniel K. Inouye

Download press release here For Immediate Release Press Release December 18, 2012 Contact: Erin Pangilinan 510-673-5448 erin@kayagrassroots.org     KAYA Statement on Passing of Senator Daniel K. Inouye Washington, DC – This week, KAYA mourns the loss of the late

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Historic Confirmation of Lorna Schofield; First Filipino American to the Federal Bench

*** For Immediate Release *** KAYA Applauds Historic Confirmation of Lorna Schofield; First Filipino American to the Federal Bench Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Senate voted 91-0 to confirm Attorney Lorna Schofield to serve as a federal district court judge

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