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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 the first day of the Democratic National Committee’s 2016 National Convention, where former Secretary Hillary…
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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 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.

Launch of Teach for the Philippines!

Contact: Angela Lagdameo and Michael Vea, Co-Directors of Strategy: Recruitment and Selection (USA)   315 West 36th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10018 Phone:  (347) 735- TFTP (8387)   angela@teachforthephilippines.org / michael@teachforthephilippines.org www.teachforthephilippines.org PRESS RELEASE   NEW YORK, NY – September 8, 2012   Teach for the Philippines, founded by Elizabeth Eder Zobel de Ayala, Margarita Liboro…
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Cheska Tolentino – DNC Delegate from New York

Cross-posted from Democratic National Convention When Cheska Tolentino comes to Charlotte to represent the New York delegation for the 2012 Democratic National Convention, it will mark yet another milestone in an increasingly accomplished career for the 25-year-old. Her path from childhood immigrant to union organizer and community leader has shown her passion for working with her community.  And, she adds,…
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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)

WHIAAPI Fresno Community Health Town Hall

Fresno Community Health Town Hall Saturday, September 8, 2012 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  CSU Fresno Campus, Alice Peters Auditorium University Business Center 5245 N. Backer Ave. Fresno, CA 93740 Join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) in Fresno on Saturday, September 8 to learn how federal programs and services…
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Fil-Ams urged to vote in US polls in November

Cross-posted from ABS-CBN WASHINGTON D.C. – Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. exhorted Filipino-Americans to realize their true power by going out to register and vote in November as the nation’s largest Fil-Am organization vowed to intensify efforts to bring more Fil-Ams to the voting precincts. “Since Day 1 I have been telling them that…
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