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NAFCON joins communities across the U.S. in mourning and decrying the violent deaths of Asian-Americans in Monterey Park and migrant farmworkers at Half Moon Bay
The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) joins communities across the U.S. in mourning and decrying the violent deaths of Asian-Americans in Monterey Park and migrant farmworkers at Half Moon Bay, the former during a Lunar New Year Celebration and the...
NAFCON holds 2022 Conference & General Assembly: Umahon at Magpunyagi! Filipinos Unite Together to Rise & Overcome Adversities!
Los Angeles, California - On the weekend of November 5 - 6, the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON USA) held its National Conference and General Assembly attended by more than 200 individuals representing 57 Filipino organizations and institutions across...
This October, NAFCON continues to commemorate and honor the bravery and sacrifices of Filipino workers and leaders in America, who have given inspiration to the new generations of Filipino-Americans. From the Filipino farmworkers who boldly fought against labor...
NAFCON and Kabataan Alliance: 50 Years Later, Decrying Martial Law in the Philippines is Still Relevant
NAFCON and Kabataan Alliance: 50 Years Later, Decrying Martial Law in the Philippines is Still Relevant Fifty years ago on September 21, 1972, President Ferdinand Marcos Sr. proclaimed Martial Law in the country. This imposed direct military control of normal...
The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns Stands with the Roque Family in Demanding Victim Support from Philippine Government
Roque Family and representatives of community organizations in dialogue with the Philippine Consulate General - Los AngelesOn August 31, the Roque family met with the Philippine Consulate General Los Angeles regarding the hate crime they suffered, after multiple...
Every June 12th, Philippine “Independence” Day is celebrated as the day that Filipinos exercised self-determination in their fight for freedom after centuries of Spanish colonial rule. It is also a day that is recognized as “Hindipendence” Day to challenge the idea that our country is free when foreign influence continues to impede our sovereignty.
NAFCON on the Return of the Marcos-Duterte to Power: The True Power for Genuine Change is with the Filipino People, Wield Your Voice and Action for Democracy
The 2022 Philippines elections concluded on May 09, 2022 naming Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as the new President and Sarah Duterte as the Vice President, continuing the trend of dynasties, or political succession of people in power coming for the same family. What will be the reality of the Filipino people with the Marcos – Duterte tandem in power? While they are not their fathers, they continue to deny the societal realities of widespread poverty, rampant corruption and will continue to uphold the criminal actions of their families.
On January 20th, Biden became the 46th President of the U.S., and made promises to solve the current economic, health, and social crises. Millions of people, including Filipinos, clamored to his campaign with hopes for change, however much of the problems remain the same.
NAFCON Demands Justice for the Murder of Angelo Quinto and Stands in Solidarity with the Quinto Family
On March 10, we celebrate what would’ve been the 31st birthday of Filipino American veteran, Angelo Quinto. On December 23, 2020, Antioch police officers responded to Angelo’s mental health crisis with excessive use of force. Angelo pleaded for his life and died at the hands of the Antioch Police Department (APD) through the carotid hold, the same knee-to-neck restraint used on George Floyd.
NAFCON USA joins the API communities across the US in mourning and decrying the sudden and violent deaths of Asian-Americans in Atlanta who were the latest victims of hate crimes and senseless attacks against people of color. We grieve with their families over their loss and share the same history of racist violence, discrimination, and segregation. We vow to work with the aggrieved families and all people who seek justice and an end to systemic racism.
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