Category: Featured

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 for the Southern District of New York. Schofield will be the first Filipino American to…
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WATCH NOW: Filipino American Artists Join KAYA in National GOTV Video

With the start of Filipino American History Month, political grassroots organization KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress (KAYA) debuted a get-out-the-vote public service announcement (PSA) featuring several prominent Filipino American celebrities to help encourage voter registration and awareness in the Filipino American community.

Rozita Lee in Examiner on Nevada Getting Out Filipino Vote – Expo attracts big Filipino-American crowd

Cross-posted from Examiner Kids brandishing miniature swords simulate a martial arts fight onstage as people gather around booths to get information on healthcare and other services Sunday during the Mabuhay Expo at the Boulevard Mall in Las Vegas. Around 2,000 were on hand for the day-long event organized by the Las Vegas chapter of the…
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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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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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Please Join KAYA-LA this Friday to Support Dr. Jennifer Ong for CA State Assembly

Southern California Supporters Helping Shape History in California To Elect the First Filipina American to Serve in the CA State Assembly (A first generation immigrant from humble beginnings and the only Asian female candidate who qualified for the November 2012 elections for the Ca State Assembly)

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.