Environmental activists under the Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) called on their fellow countrymen to ‘know the culprits in the war against the climate crisis’ during the massive Metro Manila-wide Climate Solidarity Prayer March held on November 29 at Plaza Rajah Sulayman. Photo: Loi Manalansan

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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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 […]

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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 […]

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An Open Letter to President Obama on Mamasapano

March 25, 2015   Dear President Obama: We are people who put food on America’s tables, who nurse America’s sick, who manage American businesses, who teach America’s children, who care for America’s elderly. Some of us were born here. Some of us recently arrived. Some of us call this country home. Some of us left […]

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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 […]

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Webinar & FAQ on Mamasapano

JOIN THE WEBINAR  READ NAFCON’s Frequently Asked Questions FIND OUT: WHY the Mamasapano incident is a burning issue. HOW it is relevant to us here in the United States. WHAT we can do to promote lasting peace in the Philippines. Monday, February 23​, 2015​ 6:30 pm PST / 8:30 pm Central /  9:30 pm EST Speakers: – Garry Martinez, Migrante International Chairperson – […]

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U.S. Filipinos Join Call for Aquino’s Accountability in Mamasapano Fiasco

For Immediate Release   February 12, 2015 Contact: Jun Cruz, NAFCON Communications Secretary communications@nafconusa.org   U.S. Filipinos Join Call for Aquino’s Accountability in Mamasapano Fiasco The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) stands in solidarity with the families of the victims and joins the worldwide call for truth, justice and Aquino’s accountability in response to […]

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NAFCON RESPONSE READY FOR TYPHOON HAGUPIT

For Immediate Release December 6, 2014   Contact: Jun Cruz, NAFCON Communications Secretary E: communications@nafconusa.org; Cell: 650.580.7382   NAFCON Response Ready for Typhoon Hagupit Just over one year after historic Super-Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) has fully activated its typhoon response program again to aid survivors and victims […]

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Filipinos in the U.S. Disagree with Grand Jury Decision on Ferguson Killing

Filipinos in the U.S. Disagree with Grand Jury Decision on Ferguson Killing   “Power concedes nothing without a demand.” – Frederick Douglass On Thanksgiving 2014, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) stand united with Mike Brown’s family and friends, and the community of Ferguson. NAFCON gives thanks to all those who continue to fight […]

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Filipino American Alliance Celebrates 10 Years of Service

October 14, 2014 Filipino American Alliance Celebrates 10 Years of Service  LONG BEACH, CA — On October 10 to 12, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), an alliance of thirty-one organizations throughout the United States, celebrated its more than 10 years of serving and protecting the Filipino community in the U.S. and around the […]

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