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White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month

White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month Schedule Description: The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the White House Office of Public Engagement host the first-ever White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month on Friday, October 2, 2015. The Celebration features discussions with senior Administration officials and prominent Filipino…


Larry Itliong Day Celebration

Larry Itliong Day Celebration Los Angeles, Historic Filipino Town Free Event Film Screening • Community Roundtable • Cultural Performances Sunday, October 25, 2015 12:30 PM – 4 PM SIPA 3200 W. Temple Street Los Angeles, CA 90026 PLEASE RSVP DUE TO LIMITED SEATING CAPACITY BY CONTACTING ANGELO YENKO, WITH COUNCIL MEMBER MITCH O’FARRELL’S OFFICE AT…

Filipino farmworkers were the first to walk out of vineyards in 1965, prompting the Delano Grape Strike and, ultimately, the formation of the United Farm Workers along with Mexican farmworkers led by Cesar Chavez. (Farmworker Movement Documentation Project/UC San Diego Library)

The Forgotten Filipino-Americans Who Led the ’65 Delano Grape Strike

By Lisa Morehouse, September 4, 2015 – KQED News: The California Report. Today, grapes in the grocery store don’t seem that controversial. But 50 years ago, a historic strike in California’s Central Valley vineyards set in motion the most significant campaign in modern labor history…

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Bold Step: 50th Anniversary of Delano Grape Strike
Sept. 5-6, 2015

The newly formed Delano chapter and its parent organization, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), will host a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike with a series of events over Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 5 and 6, in Delano, CA.


50th Anniversary of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965

Celebrate with a reception and program to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Act of 1965 In recognition of Filipino Americans and their families, who arrived after the enactment of this important immigration law that transformed and enriched our communities nationwide.  This annual event also marks October as Filipino American National…


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Upcoming Events


    Future FANHS Conferences

    2016 FANHS National Conference in New York

    Past FANHS Conferences

    • 2014 - San Diego, California
    • 2012 - Albuquerque, New Mexico
    • 2010 - Seattle, Washington
    • 2008 - Anchorage, Alaska
    • 2006 - Honolulu, HI
    • 2004 - St. Louis, MO
    • 2002 - Los Angeles, CA
    • 2000 - Virginia Beach, VA
    • 1998 - Manila, Philippines
    • 1998 - Portland, OR
    • 1996 - New York, NY
    • 1994 - San Francisco, CA
    • 1992 - Chicago, IL
    • 1990 - Sacramento, CA
    • 1988 - New Orleans, LA
    • 1987 - Seattle, Washington