The first installment of our series bringing together API leaders and grassroots activists in a cross-generational dialogue about lessons, strategies, and sharing stories of resistance features cultural workers and organizers with Filipino roots.
Guests include: Chat Coloma Aban and Pendong Aban Jr. from Ang Grupong Pendong, longtime Filipino movement veterans during the time of Martial Law and now continuing as musicians and cultural workers. Representing the younger generation is Armael Malinis, co-founder of Anakbayan East Bay and member of the rock, fusion hip hop group Bandung 55.
Support Grace Lee Boggs: Grace Lee Boggs, the pioneering Asian-American activist who’s helped inspire generations of community organizers, is near death. Boggs is 99 and has been in hospice care since September. Those closest to her are urging supporters to donate what they can to help aide her final transition.
Tuesday Dec 9th at 6pm at the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics
Voices of the People: Rethinking the Asian American Pivot
Raymond ‘Mong’ Palatino (Philippines) and Ko You Kyoung (Korea) will continue their US speaking tour on the west coast . Food, childcare, cultural performances, discussion, activities included.
December 11 kicks off the 21st annual FACINE/21: the 21st annual filipino international cine festival. Sponsored by the Global Filipino Network and West Bay, with award-winning Filipino Films at the Roxie Theater, San Francisco, December 11-13. More info at Roxie.com
Saturday, December 13: Elements of Rhythm: Drums of Asia at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center in Oakland Chinatown at 4PM. For more info visit oacc.cc