From the Philippines to North Dakota, Raise the People’s Struggles and Build International Solidarity!

NAFCON Statement on the 3rd Anniversary of Haiyan November 14, 2016 November 8, 2016 marked the 3-year anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan. NAFCON draws a connection between the struggle of disaster victims and indigenous peoples in the Philippines and that of indigenous communities 7,000 miles away at Standing Rock, North Dakota. As Haiyan survivors continue […]

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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 […]

Filipinos in Los Angeles March to Break Free from Fossil Fuels.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2016   Contact: Alex Montances, NAFCON Southern California (562) 438-9515, sc@nafconusa.org   Filipinos in Los Angeles March to “Break Free from Fossil Fuels” On May 14, 2016, Filipino Americans joined over 2,000 people in a “Break Free from Fossil Fuel” march in Downtown Los Angeles. The march was part of […]

Walk-A-Thon with Filipino Indigenous Visitors Held on Earth Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2016 CONTACT: Alex Montances, NAFCON Southern California (562) 438-9515; sc@nafconusa.org Walk-a-thon Fundraiser with Filipino Indigenous Leaders Held on Earth Day On Saturday, April 23, 2016, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) and community organizations from across Southern California hosted a walk-a-thon fundraiser called “Lakad 5k for the Lumad” at […]

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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LAKAD: a 5k Walk-A-thon for the Lumad Visitors in Southern California

REGISTER FOR LAKAD TODAY: bit.ly/RegLakad4Lumad On April 23, 2016 the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) Southern California will be hosting a 5k Walk-a-thon fundraiser called, “Lakad: 5k for the Lumad.” NAFCON is a network of Filipino American organizations and individuals committed to protecting the rights and welfare of Filipinos in the United States and around […]

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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 […]

Never Forget Haiyan: A Wake Up Call for Change!

Haiyan a natural and man-made calamity Two years ago on November 8, Typhoon Haiyan completely devastated the central Philippines. On the second anniversary of this calamity, NAFCON encourages the community to remember this massive tragedy and pay our respects to the innumerable victims who deserved a better chance at survival. Dr. Efleda Bautista, Chairperson of […]

NAFCON Calls for Donations for Typhoon Koppu Victims

October 18, 2015 Press Statement AV David, Secretary of Alliance, alliancesec@nafconusa.org, 650-491-4561 NAFCON Calls for Donations for Typhoon Koppu Victims  As Typhoon Koppu (local name Lando) lashes through the northern Philippines, NAFCON calls for donations for affected communities through our ongoing Bayanihan Relief and Rehabilitation program. In provinces where Typhoon Koppu has made landfall, flash […]

NAFCON Adopt A Community Program: Helping Build a Water System in Mindanao

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