A reading by the storytellers featured in FILIPINAS! Voices from the Daughters and Descendants of Hawaii’s Plantation Era. Sunday, June 8, 2014 | University of Hawaii, Manoa | Hamilton Library | Room 301
Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), Toyota Giving Circle, Network of Toyota Filipino Associates (NTFA-USA, a Toyota Giving Circle), and Toyota Asian American Society in Alliance will partially support a team of six Filipino American high school and middle-level students from Los Angeles to attend the FANHS San Diego Conference. Three college students…
Our very own Ron Buenaventura, longtime FANHS trustee and Los Angeles Vice President, was awarded his Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy from Pepperdine University. His dissertation focused on FANHS Los Angeles Chapter partnership and community-base focus.
FANHS argues that the film misses an opportunity to offer a nuanced and accurate history of the farmworkers movement that was born of the Filipinos’ 1965 Grape Strike because it does not emphasize the importance of the historic multi-ethnic alliance between Mexicans and Filipinos in the UFW.