Category: Bay Area/SF Chapter

Mona Pasquil – DNC Delegate 2012 – California

Mona Pasquil is a true pioneer that embodies the mission of KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress. Pasquil was the first Acting Lt. Governor of California and currently serves as the California Appointments Secretary. Read the full feature chronicling her career in the Asian Journal.

Gregory Cendana – DNC Delegate 2012 – Washington, D.C.

Gregory Cendana Washington, D.C. Gregory Cendana was elected (beating out Marion Barry) to represent Washington, D.C. at the Democratic National Convention 2012. Cendana is the first Asian American elected to the DNC representing Washington, D.C., since Betsy Kim as well as the first Filipino American elected to the DNC representing Washington, D.C. “I’m excited about…
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Filipino American Delegates at the Democratic National Convention #DNC2012

KAYA is proud to have Filipino American Delegates from around the country representing our community at the Democratic National Convention (DNC 2012). Watch video of our delegates including Melissa Ramoso and Gregory Cendana. KAYA is proud to have Filipino American Delegates from around the country representing our community at the Democratic National Convention (DNC 2012).…
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TONIGHT! Barack Obama to speak at DNC to accept the Democratic nomination for President

Watch Barack Obama speak tonight and accept the Democratic nomination for President at the DNC. Watch the festivities online here: http://bit.ly/DNCCover12 Read our LiveBlog covering the convention! http://bit.ly/KAYA2012liveblog Follow us on twitter here: #DNC2012 #KAYA2012 Follow us at @kayagrassroots @filipinos4obama Tweet this to declare your Filipino pride for #election2012!

Get Ballot Initiatives Translated in Asian Languages!

Millions of California voters have no say on which propositions make the ballot. California speaks more than 200 languages, while our petitions speak only one! Over 6 million voting-age Californians who do not read or speak English well — including nearly half of our naturalized citizens — are left out of the process of qualifying measures…
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Proud Pinay DNC AAPI Vote Outreach Director Naomi Tacuyan Underwood AAPI Caucus at #DNC2012

KAYA is proud of the leadership of one of our very own proud Pinays. Democratic National Committee (DNC) Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Outreach Director, Naomi Tacuyan Underwood led this year’s AAPI Caucus and rocks the AAPI vote! Hailing from Guam, Naomi is formerly an America’s Opportunity Fund (AOF) Campaign Fellow supporting the election of…
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Former President Bill Clinton and Elizabeth Warren to speak at 8PM EST at #DNC2012

Jealous you’re not in Charlotte? Want to watch festivities? Watch here: http://bit.ly/DNCCover12 Follow these hashtags on twitter: #DNC2012 #KAYA2012 Read our liveblog here: http://bit.ly/KAYA2012liveblog

First Lady Michelle Obama Speaks at DNC 2012

Missed First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the DNC? Full text of the speech is below. THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the First Lady For Immediate Release September 4, 2012 REMARKS BY THE FIRST LADY AT THE DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION Time Warner Cable Arena Charlotte, North Carolina 10:38 P.M. EDT MRS. OBAMA: Thank you. Thank…
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Watch Harold & Kumar PSA for DNCC 2012

Can’t make it out to Charlotte, but want to catch-up on the festivities? Follow our liveblog and #DNC2012 #KAYA2012. Check out Kalpen Modi and John Cho (Harold and Kumar) in this PSA! Kalpenn will be hosting the convention coverage online!

KAYA and Filipinos For Obama (FFO) National Meeting at the DNC

KAYA is proud to announce our attendance at this year’s Democratic National Convention 2012 in Charlotte. Tuesday, September 4 4-6PM Room 112 112 South Tryon St. Charlotte, NC RSVP here Contact: Melissa Ramoso, mramoso@gmail.com Check out the full line-up of events at the DNC in Charlotte.