Formerly Known As Barrio Fiesta

Hello everyone, We hope you all are doing well and staying safe and healthy. We would like to formally announce a name change to our annual cultural showcase from ‘Barrio Fiesta’ to ‘Philippine Cultural Night.’ Our decision with referring to the event as ‘Philippine Cultural Night’ or ‘PCN’ rather than ‘Barrio Fiesta’ stems from a … Continue reading Formerly Known As Barrio Fiesta

Angelo Quinto Solidarity Statement

Regarding recent events in Antioch, CA TW: police violence, anti-asian hate On December 23, 2020, Angelo Quinto, a Filipino American veteran, was suffering a mental-health crisis. The Quinto family called the police in hopes to support and provide safety to Angelo. However, when the police arrived, the officers handcuffed Angelo and another kneeled one his … Continue reading Angelo Quinto Solidarity Statement

Solidarity Statement Against the Anti-Terror Law

Regarding Human Rights Violations in the Philippines and the PHRA In the Philippines, the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, widely known as Anti-Terror Law, was approved by the Philippine Congress and signed into law by President Rodrigo Duterte. On July 18, 2020, this act effectively replaced the Human Security Act of 2007. The Anti-Terror Law threatens … Continue reading Solidarity Statement Against the Anti-Terror Law

Solidarity with the Black Community

Regarding recent events in Minneapolis tw: racism, violence On Monday, May 25, George Floyd fell victim to another act of anti-black police brutality. With one of his final sentences being “I can't breathe,” George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer, who was violently kneeling on Floyd’s neck to hold him down. George Floyd … Continue reading Solidarity with the Black Community