Honoring Filipino Veterans

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 Policy Director, gave participants a presentation on the history of Filipino WWII veterans and their 60+ year struggle for equity, the current political landscape on legislation for veterans, and the campaign to get a Congressional Gold Medal for the veterans.

More information is available on the FilVetsREP website: www.FilVetsREP.org

FilVetRep2015a b) FilVetRep teach-in 2015

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