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 […]

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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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 […]

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, […]

Remembering Flor Contemplacion: Protect the Rights and Welfare of OFWs!

For Immediate Release Press Statement March 17, 2016 Reference: Laura Emily E. Austria, Vice-Chairperson, Anakbayan New Jersey Melanie Dulfo, NAFCON Northeast Regional Coordinator ne@nafconusa.org Remembering Flor Contemplacion: Protect the Rights and Welfare of OFWs!   On March 17th, 2016, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) remembers Flor Contemplacion. An overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in […]

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NAFCON Raises Concern Over New Requirement for Overseas Voting in the Philippine Elections

For Immediate Release March 10, 2016 Reference: AV David, NAFCON Secretary General, alliancesec@nafconusa.org   NAFCON Raises Concern Over New Requirement for Overseas Voting in the Philippine Elections   The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) raises serious concern about a new requirement from the Philippine Commission on Elections (COMELEC)  that would require Filipinos in the […]

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NAFCON Congratulates Leonardo DiCaprio

March 1, 2016 One of the most notable moments from the Oscars occurred when Leonardo DiCaprio, upon receiving his first ever Oscar award, closed his acceptance speech to shine light on the issue of climate change. DiCaprio affirmed to the millions watching throughout the world, “[Climate change] is the most urgent threat facing our entire […]

Filipinos in the US Urge Pacman Not to Perpetuate Hate

For Immediate Release February 21, 2016 Contact: Anne Beryl C. Naguit, NAFCON Vice President, ne@nafconusa.org   Filipinos in the US Urge Pacman Not to Perpetuate Hate   The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) is a US-wide alliance that proudly includes LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans, Queer), gender non-conforming members. We stand in […]

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Bay Area Filipinos Mobilize for Environmental Justice in Time for COP 21

Days before the 21st Conference of Parties (COP 21) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change was to start in Paris, Filipinos in the Northern California representing the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns joined the NorCal Climate mobilization  “DEFEND THE EARTH: Stand Up Show Up” as part of the Global Climate March to […]

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Never Forget Haiyan: A Wake Up Call for Change!

Haiyan a natural and man-made calamity Two years ago on November 8, Typhoon Haiyan completely devastated the central Philippines. On the second anniversary of this calamity, NAFCON encourages the community to remember this massive tragedy and pay our respects to the innumerable victims who deserved a better chance at survival. Dr. Efleda Bautista, Chairperson of […]

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