The Filipino American Women’s Organization of Yakima Valley celebrated the group’s fourth anniversary on April 6 at a gala at the Yakima Arboretum. Over 200 family members and friends gathered for a potluck, a talk on women’s health by Dr. Hipolito M. Custodio, information on Typhoon Yolanda, and entertainment by dancers.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Fred Cordova spent his life championing social justice issues, preserving Filipino American history, and empowering the youth. The iconic historian and activist died on Dec. 21, 2013, at the age of 82.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Rey Pascua was the persistent and committed man who helped proclaim October as Filipino American
Washington state faces a $4.8 billion budget deficit, and our community cannot afford to sit on the sidelines. We must engage friends, families,
The Stand Up in Seattle for Immigration Reform rally was hosted by the Washington Immigration Reform Coalition (WIRC) for America on April 10. Attendees with smart phones texted JUSTICE to 69866 so they could receive action alerts on immigration reform via text messages. In turn, the community will help generate thousands of calls to President Obama and members of Congress in support of immigration reform.
Halloween has some competition. The Washington State Senate unanimously voted earlier this month to recognize October as Filipino National History Month.