Modern Day Slavery: It Exists and It Must End

Modern Day Slavery: It Exists and It Must End US Filipinos Respond to Atlantic Article “My Family’s Slave”   The Atlantic released an article in the June 2017 magazine issue entitled “My Family’s Slave” by journalist Alex Tizon. In his written account, Eudocia Tomas Pulido or “Lola” – a term for grandmother – was “gifted” […]

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Our Solidarity is Our Best Defense

  For Immediate Release April 29, 2017 Reference: Terrence Valen, NAFCON President Contact: president@nafconusa.org, 415-203-0696 Our Solidarity is Our Best Defense US Filipinos Mobilize on International Workers Day to Defend Rights and Communities The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) joins migrants, refugees and all workers in the nationwide strike and mobilizations this May 1st, […]

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NAFCON on the Trump Administration’s 100th Day

Today, on Trump’s 100th day in office, Filipinos across the United States under the banner of NAFCON reaffirm our commitment to defend the rights of our community against the divisive and oppressive policies and actions of the Trump administration that tear families apart, cut social services, and prevent workers from having a safe working environment. […]

Filipino Leaders Launch Coalition Against Trump, Vow to Defend Community

For Immediate Release March 14, 2017 Contact: Aurora Victoria David, NAFCON Secretary General, alliancesec@nafconusa.org, 650-491-4561 Filipino Leaders Launch Coalition Against Trump, Vow to Defend Community San Bruno, CA – On March 12th, a new network of Filipino groups and individuals from different backgrounds across the Bay Area gathered at Skyline College to unite against the […]

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U.S. Filipinos to Duterte: It is your duty to protect Filipinos abroad!

For Immediate Release   January 31, 2017 Reference: AV David, NAFCON Secretary General, alliancesec@nafconusa.org, 650-491-4561   U.S. Filipinos to Duterte: It is your duty to protect Filipinos abroad! As it continues to organize the Filipino community to combat Trump’s racist and inhumane policies on Muslims, refugees, and immigrants, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) denounces […]

Beyond the Ballot, Organize and Unite Our Communities!

Nov 9, 2016 Reference: Terry Valen, NAFCON President, president@nafconusa.org   Beyond the Ballot, Organize and Unite Our Communities! NAFCON on the 2016 US Elections   Donald Trump will be the next president of the United States.  Using hate speech, he has fashioned himself as an unorthodox presidential candidate, who despite lack of political experience would […]

NAFCON Celebrates Victory with NBC’s Cancellation of Racist “Mail Order Family” TV Show

October 3, 2016 Reference: Terry Valen, NAFCON President, president@nafconusa.org NAFCON Celebrates Victory with NBC’s Cancellation of Racist “Mail Order Family” TV Show On Friday, September 30, NBC Entertainment executives announced that they will not move forward with the pitch for Mail Order Family after backlash and criticism from Filipino Americans and the larger Asian-American community. […]

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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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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 […]

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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