Category Archive: Statements

Filipino-Americans in New York City Join Occupy Wall Street, March for Jobs and Justice

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News Release October 1, 2011 Reference: Jackelyn Mariano, BAYAN USA Northeast Regional Coordinator, email: bayanusa.ne@gmail.com NEW YORK, NY— Approximately 20 Filipino-Americans under the banner of BAYAN USA joined yesterday’s massive march and rally from… Continue reading

What is Imperialism, and How Did It Get to the Philippines?

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Imperialism is the highest stage of capitalism, the state of monopoly capitalism.  Simply put, it is comparable to a leech, whose only means of living is by feeding off of its host.  In… Continue reading

Filipino Youth in New Jersey Fight Racist Attacks on Immigrant Communities, Demand Legalization For All

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Anakbayan New York/ New Jersey stands with migrant workers and their families in exposing Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) “Secure Communities Program” as another anti-immigrant scheme to round-up and deport migrant communities in… Continue reading

Filipino Youth in the US Condemn Violent Dispersal of Anti-Budget Cut Protest in the Philippines

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Anakbayan chapters across the United States strongly condemn the violent dispersal of the August 25 anti-budget cut protest in front of the House of Representatives in the Philippines.  We support the filing of… Continue reading

Filipinos in America…Silent Minority No More – NAFCON

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For Immediate Release 22 August 2011 Reference: Jun Cruz, NAFCON Public Info Officer Email: info@filipinocc.org The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) raises the hands of the four Filipino nurses:  Corina Yap, Anna Rosales,… Continue reading

NAFCON Calls Community to Support Prince George’s Teachers

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For Immediate Release 16 August 2011 Reference: Jun Cruz, NAFCON Public Info Officer Email: info@filipinocc.org   The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns urges all to support the 1,044 teachers, mostly Filipino, wrongfully facing… Continue reading

One Year Later, Filipinos Still in Crisis Under Aquino– BAYAN USA

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Press Statement July 25, 2011 Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN-USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org Filipino-Americans, under the banner of BAYAN-USA, are taking part in actions across the US and in Manila during the scheduled State… Continue reading

US Anti-War Activists, Peace Advocates Gather in Manila for Historic International Conference Amidst Looming US Military Presence in Region

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News Release July 14, 2011Reference: Bernadette Ellorin, Chairperson, BAYAN USA, email: chair@bayanusa.org Over 60 US-based anti-war activists composed one of the largest country delegations to the fourth international assembly of the International League of… Continue reading

Diplomatic Solution and Independent Foreign Policy Upholding Philippine Sovereignty, Not U.S. Intervention, the Answer to Spratlys Conflict – NAFCON

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For Immediate Release 06 July 2011 Reference: Jun Cruz, NAFCON Public Info Officer 415.333.6267 / info@filipinocc.org     Diplomatic Solution and Independent Foreign Policy Upholding Philippine Sovereignty, Not U.S. Intervention, the Answer to… Continue reading

Anakbayan Needs Your Support!

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To  all our allies, comrades, and supporters–   Mabuhay! Greetings of peace and solidarity:   We are from the Filipino youth organization Anakbayan New York/ New Jersey, a direct chapter of Anakbayan National… Continue reading