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…

One Year After Haiyan: Remembering the survivors and reaffirming our commitment toward environmental justice

Download this article in PDF format. For Immediate Release November 5, 2014 One Year After Typhoon Haiyan Remembering the survivors and reaffirming our commitment toward environmental justice On November 8, the first anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) in partnership with the Kabit Bisig Kabataan Network (KBKN), will hold commemorative events…

South Bay Taskforce Continues Push for TPS for the Philippines

For Immediate Release Press Release April 28, 2014 San Jose, CA – In anticipation of President Obama’s arrival in the Philippines, the South Bay Taskforce Haiyan held a candle light vigil last Friday evening at Welch Park expressing, with urgency, the continuing need for relief for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan and for Obama to…

San Francisco Legislators Unanimously Approve Resolution in Support of Temporary Protected Status for the Philippines

San Francisco, CA – On Tuesday, February 11, on the 3-month mark of Super-Typhoon Haiyan hitting the Philippines, San Francisco legislators along with dozens of Bay Area residents and organizations mobilized on City Hall to call for Temporary Protected Status for the Philippines (TPS). The action culminated with a unanimous vote, amongst the eleven Board of…

The SALO Project: 50 states, 50 weeks, 50 Filipino Pop-up Dinners

Link to Indiegogo Project – http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-salo-project-50-states-50-weeks-50-filipino-pop-up-dinners What is the SALO Project? The SALO Project is a series of Traveling Underground Pop-up Dinners featuring Regional Filipino Cuisine touring to the 50 States of America over the course of 50 weeks. Why the SALO Project? The main goal of this project is to create and raise awareness…

A music compilation for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

A music compilation for the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan – “Love for the Philippines” features various California based artists that have contributed original works to raise funds for relief efforts. Donations for this album will go to NAFCON (National Alliance for Filipino Concerns). For more information visit nafconusa.org and join Taskforce Haiyan. Link to the…