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…

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…

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…

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…