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On the 44th Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law

Reference: Terry Valen, NAFCON President, president@nafconusa.org   NAFCON sees our work as not only honoring and upholding the legacy of the anti-fascist People Power movement, from the legacy of Andres Bonifacio, and the fighting legacy of the Filipino farmworkers (whom we celebrated at last year’s 50th anniversary commemoration of the Delano grape strike), to all […]

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NAFCON on Trump’s Anti-Filipino Migrant and Anti-Muslim Statements

Reference: Terry Valen, NAFCON President, president@nafconusa.org The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) in the United States denounces in the strongest possible terms the recent inflammatory insult made by Republican Presidential Nominee Donald J. Trump at a rally in Portland, Maine last Thursday. In his consistent fueling of anti-immigrant sentiment and Islamophobia during his entire […]

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U.S. Filipinos Amplify Call for Real Change Under President Duterte

By Aurora Victoria David, Fr. Esteban DeLeon, Janet Basilan Gardose, Wayne Jopanda   With his no-nonsense style and salt of the earth demeanor, Rodrigo Duterte captured the hearts, minds, and votes of 39% of the 55 million Filipino people —including 72% of around 432,000 overseas Filipinos voters — who participated in the May 2016 election. […]

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Filipino Migrants’ Agenda for Empowerment, Sustainability, and Peace

Filipino Migrants’ Agenda for Empowerment, Sustainability, and Peace Prepared by NAFCON USA, June 2016 The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) USA formally congratulates Philippine President-Elect Rodrigo Duterte on his recent victory in the May 2016 Philippine elections.  With vigilant groups like NAFCON closely watching every step of the process, no amount of corruption, cheating […]

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Bridging Solidarity, Ending Hate

Press Release June 20, 2016 Contact: Annie Sayo, seinna023@yahoo.com   Bridging Solidarity, Ending Hate It is with deep sorrow and sadness that the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) delivers this statement. We send our condolences to the families, loved ones, friends and communities of all the 49 human beings in Orlando, FL whose lives […]

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Filipino Americans Welcome Peace Efforts of Incoming Duterte Administration

For Immediate Release June 15, 2016 Contact: Terrence Valen, NAFCON President, president@nafconusa.org Two weeks before his inauguration, Philippine President-elect Rodrigo Duterte follows through with his campaign promise to continue the peace talks between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), which were stalled for four years under […]

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NAFCON joined over 2,000 people in Los Angeles marching against the Fossil Fuel industry.

Filipinos in Los Angeles March to Break Free from Fossil Fuels.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2016   Contact: Alex Montances, NAFCON Southern California (562) 438-9515, sc@nafconusa.org   Filipinos in Los Angeles March to “Break Free from Fossil Fuels” On May 14, 2016, Filipino Americans joined over 2,000 people in a “Break Free from Fossil Fuel” march in Downtown Los Angeles. The march was part of […]

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1 Year Later: The Continuing Struggle to Free Mary Jane and End Human Trafficking

For Immediate Release May 3, 2016 Contact: Melanie Dulfo – ne@nafconusa.org, 646-715-6391   1 Year Later: The Continuing Struggle to Free Mary Jane and End Human Trafficking NAFCON Highlights Human Trafficking Issue on May Day, 2016 In commemoration of International Workers Day, NAFCON remembers the victory that halted, although temporarily, the execution of Filipina drug […]

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Walk-A-Thon with Filipino Indigenous Visitors Held on Earth Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2016 CONTACT: Alex Montances, NAFCON Southern California (562) 438-9515; sc@nafconusa.org Walk-a-thon Fundraiser with Filipino Indigenous Leaders Held on Earth Day On Saturday, April 23, 2016, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) and community organizations from across Southern California hosted a walk-a-thon fundraiser called “Lakad 5k for the Lumad” at […]

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Rice Not Bullets, “Bigas Hindi Bala”: NAFCON Joins Global Indignation of Kidapawan Massacre

On April 1st, in the face of hunger and starvation due to drought caused by El Nino, nearly five thousand farmers and their supporters in Cotabato Southern Philippines demanded assistance from the government. Instead of support, the Philippine National Police (PNP) indiscriminately opened fire at the large crowd of people leaving at least 3 dead, […]

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