NAFCON on the Duterte Administration’s First Year

For Immediate Release    June 30, 2017                   Reference: Terrence Valen, NAFCON President Contact: president@nafconusa.org, 415-203-0696 NAFCON on the Duterte Administration’s First Year A year ago, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) presented the Duterte administration with the Filipino Migrants’ Agenda for Empowerment, Sustainability, and Peace, which were concrete and meaningful changes that Filipinos […]

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No to Martial Law

  NAFCON Foreword: With Filipinos across the United States, NAFCON expresses deep concern regarding the peace and security of the city of Marawi in southern Philippines, where clashes have been occurring between the Maute group and the Philippine military and police since May 23, 2017. We share the fear and anger over civilians being affected […]

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Building Communities for Disaster Resilience

In August 2016, two members of the Disaster Support Network for the Philippines (DSNP), myself and Jaki Joanino, participated in a week long program integrating with communities affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. This trip was hosted by the Leyte Center for Development (LCDe), one of the organizations that […]

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The Assassination of Hermie Alegre and the Struggle of the Bagobo People

Our successful mission to the remote villages in Talaingod, Davao Del Norte had finished and we convened at the International Conference for People’s Rights in the Philippines (ICPRP) to link with human rights activists around the globe to continue our efforts in pursuing justice for the lumad and people of the Philippines. The colorful reportbacks […]

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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 […]

Bay Area Filipinos and Supporters Assess 100 Days of Duterte, Vow to Continue Engagement on Platform for Change

REFERENCE: Michael Tayag, NAFCON NorCal Regional Coordinator; mtayag3@gmail.com, (760) 831-8789   Bay Area Filipinos and Supporters Assess 100 Days of Duterte, Vow to Continue Engagement on Platform for Change San Francisco, CA – On Saturday, October 8, marking Rodrigo Duterte’s 100th day as President of the Philippines, over 100 Filipinos and supporters from throughout the […]

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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 […]

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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Walkathon Fundraiser in Southern California Hosts Lumad from Mindanao

April 5, 2016 Contact: Ryan Leano, NAFCON SC Staff (415) 779­-5994, s c@nafconusa.org On April 23, 2016, Filipino community leaders and supporters will host a “LAKAD 5K” walkathon featuring Lumad leaders at La Cañada United Methodist Church to celebrate Earth Day and raise funds to build a water system for indigenous communities in Mindanao, Philippines. […]

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