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FIL-AMS MARKED 2nd YEAR OF MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE OF 2009 IN LA (tags)
“Justice Delayed is Justice Denied.” Scores of Filipino Americans attended the photo exhibit and prayer memorial honoring the 58 Maguindanao Massacre victims on November 23, 2009 last Wednesday November 23, 2011at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) Social Hall in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles. The event was organized by the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP)-US Chapter, the Filipino American Press Club of Los Angeles, Philippine American Press Club, Philippine Press Photographers-USA, Frontliners Media Group and F7, in cooperation with the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP), the Justice for Filipino American Veterans and People’s CORE.
JFAV/AWARE Marked USAFFE Day, July 26, 2010 in LA (tags)
“ Old soldiers never die, we want equity” That was the battle cry of scores of veterans, widows, relatives and advocates from the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the Association of Widows, Advocates and Relatives for Equality (AWARE) who marked the 69th year of the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) Day, July 26, 1941 with a community forum in LA. The commemorative event was held last Monday , July 26, 2010 at the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) ground floor at the Cafeteria, 1711 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026 .
JFAV PURSUES LOBBY/ CASE VS DVA ON DENIED CLAIMS (tags)
Members of the Justice for Filipino-American Veterans (JFAV) and the Migrant Heritage Commission met with Congressman Bob Filner (D-CA) this morning in an effort to revive the lobby for full equity. Art Garcia, National Coordinator for JFAV says Filner, a staunch advocate for the Filipino veterans, is sympathetic to the 16,000 veterans whose claims lump sum claims were denied.
PALAYAIN ANG PALESTINA! (tags)
Mas malalaking ang kilos masa ang magaganap na ipinatawag ng ANSWER-LA sa Sabado, Enero 10 sa Wislhire Westwood.Los Angeles sa harapan ng Federal building sa may 11000 Veteran and Wilshire sa ganap na 12:00 ng tanghali Kasabay ito ng malaking martsa-rali sa Washington DC sa Sabado, Enero 10. Dahil dito, nanawagan ang Kilusang Dekada 70 sa mga aktibistang Pilipino na sumama sa martsa-rali at lumahok para ipakita ang gating pakikipagkaisa sa mga mamamayang Palestino.
PALAYAIN ANG PALESTINA! (tags)
Ikinararangal ang Kilusang Dekada 70 (DK70) at ng Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) ang magigiting na nagprotesta kagabi Enero 6 ng libu-libong demonstrador sa harap ng konsulada ng Israel sa Wilshire Blvd. Buong tapang silang lumabas upang suportahan at ipakita ang kanilang pakikipaghkaisa sa mga Palestino na ngayonm ay inaatake ng Israel sa bayan ng Gaza. Isinigaw nila ang kanilang paninindigan na itigil ang atake sa Gaza at PALAYAIN ANG PALESTINA!
LET GAZA LIVE- EPCC (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) congratulates and highly commends the militant action of all the individuals and organizations that joined the thousands who came out for the emergency response and mobilization last night, Januar 6, 2008 at the Israeli Embassy. Their all out support and their militant call to STOP THE MASSACRE AND SIEGE OF GAZA and FREE PALESTINE! reverberates throughout the world. Not only on the streets of Los Angeles
FILNER AND LENO SIGNS FILIPINO WWII PETITION (tags)
After an interview with Congressman Bob Filner, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and chief sponsor of HR 6897, by a local news reporter, Filipino World War 2 Veterans confronted Filner in the war memorial building and aired their demands for US Congress to immediately call a joint conference committee to reconcile Filipino Veterans bills, restore Section 4 of S1315 and junk HR 6897- the quit claim bill. Veteran Simplicio Yoma in front of the camera asked Filner, “Will you sign this, Sir?’ Inspite of hesitation claiming that he still has to talk with senators and other congress leaders, Filner signed the petition.
JFAV CONFRONTS FILNER IN SAN FRANCISCO, DEMANDS RECOGNITION AND EQUITY (tags)
A strong delegation of the Filipino American Veterans led by Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) –San Francisco met and dialogued with Congressman Bob Filner in the San Francisco War Memorial last night, October 30. The veterans led by Commander Mordeno and Yoma and JFAV’s Augustus Pedalizo confronted Filner while on a break on his address to American Vietnam War veterans and reiterated their call for the reconciled bill and the convening of the joint conference committee on the lameduck session of the US Congress on November 17, 2008.