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2018 Filipino American History Month Theme: Turning Points

The Filipino American National Historical Society announces the following theme for the 2018 Filipino American History Month: TURNING POINTS. Three events changed forever the lives of Filipinos and Filipino Americans: the declaration of Philippine independence and establishment of the First Philippine Republic, the Spanish American War and the establishment of Ethnic Studies. These events were turning points in Filipina/o/x…

Filipino American sailors.

2017 Filipino American History Month Theme: 70 Years Since the US-Philippines Military Bases Agreement & FANHS is 35!

Seattle, WA — For its 2017 Filipino American History Month theme, the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) commemorates the 70th Anniversary of the 1947 Military Bases Agreement between the United States and the Philippines, the monumental effect it had on US-Philippines relations and the larger Pacific Rim, and the profound effect the law had…

Photo of Dolores Alic and her immigrant family in New York City (circa 1952).

Upon DACA Repeal, FANHS Reflects on Filipino American History

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2017 Contact: Dorothy Cordova, Executive Director, fanhsnational@gmail.com SEATTLE, WA: As the Trump administration ends the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the Filipino American National Historical Society reflects on the immigration history of Filipino Americans in the United States. We recognize that the paths to citizenship for our families…