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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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 […]

NAFCON Condemns ICE Raids on Migrant Families and Children

Press Statement January 11, 2015 Contact: Melanie Dulfo, NAFCON Northeast Coordinator Email: ne@nafconusa.org NAFCON Condemns ICE Raids on Migrant Families and Children The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) strongly condemns the Obama administration for its recent raids that have targeted Central American families who fled violence in their home countries. Implementing the Priority Enforcement […]

Filipinos in the US to Philippine government: We are not your milking cows! Do your job and protect Filipinos overseas!

August 25, 2015 Press Statement Aurora Victoria David, NAFCON Alliance Secretary Filipinos in the United States vow to remain vigilant against any actions of the Philippine Bureau of Customs (BOC) to open Balikbayan boxes sent by overseas Filipinos for inspection and taxation in an attempt to fulfill a P600-million target revenue from balikbayan boxes set by […]

National Alliance for Filipino Concerns – Southern California Region: JUSTICE FOR L’AMANDE 11! WORKERS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS!

For Immediate Release August 17, 2015 For reference: Alex Montances, Southern California Regional Coordinator, NAFCON Ryan Leano, Southern California Staff Member, (415) 779-5994, sc@nafconusa.org Website: nafconusa.org National Alliance for Filipino Concerns – Southern California Region JUSTICE FOR L’AMANDE 11! WORKERS RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS! The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns – Southern California Region (NAFCON […]

Aquino’s 10 Crimes Against the People

Download Aquino’s 10 Crime’s (Printable Version) Under the Aquino administration there has been blatant disregard for people’s welfare. Throughout his term, we see consistent examples of negligence–from his failed response to Typhoon Haiyan, Pork Barrel Scandal and the Mamasapano fiasco cover-ups, as well as an absence of meaningful action during the imminent execution of Mary […]

Filipinos in the US demand justice for Kentex factory workers, mourn another tragedy under Aquino

For Immediate Release May 21, 2015 Last week the Philippines suffered another major tragedy. On May 13th, at least 72 Filipino workers (as of May 18th) died in the worst factory fire in the nation’s history. The fire, which lasted 7 hours, took place at the Kentex slipper factory in Valenzuela, Metro Manila. The National […]

We are Flor Contemplacion: NAFCON Remembers Flor Contemplacion and Seeks Justice for OFWs

On March 17, 1995, Flor Contemplacion was executed. There are many things that you can find out about Flor: That she had three children. That she was born in Laguna. That she was a domestic worker in Singapore. But what most everyone will remember is that she was executed. And the action that came from […]

NAFCON Hopeful to Work with Pope Francis

For Immediate Release January 20, 2014 NAFCON Hopeful to Work with Pope Francis Last weekend marked a major moment in Philippine history, as Pope Francis became the fourth pontiff to visit the country and the first in 20 years. The papal visit was of major significance to the Philippines, a nation where 80% of the […]

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