Author Archives: Pro-People Youth

Justice for Kian: Stop Extrajudicial Killings

August 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference, Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB / Pro-People Youth) LA@propeopleyouth.com Propeopleyouth.com Kabataang maka-Bayan or KmB / Pro-People Youth strongly condemns the use of state-sanctioned violence against the people of the Philippines. Extrajudicial killings are a blatant violation of human rights and due process of the law. As a progressive youth organization, […]

Why Culturally Relevant Education Matters

Pilipinx Visibility Week 2017 This year’s #PilipinxVisibilityWeek began on April 9th, the 75th anniversary of the Bataan Death March. The week was full of events on nine different college campuses around Southern California educating their fellow students about Filipino culture, contextualizing our place in the political climate, and proclaiming the necessity of learning about our […]

JFAV Visits Washington, D.C. to Gain Support for the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 14, 2017 – Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) community organizers from Los Angeles and New York convened in Washington, D.C. to visit the offices of 34 Congresspersons and lobby for their support of HR2766/S.3003, or the Filipino Veterans Fairness Act, expected to be reintroduced in 2017, as well as HR4798/S.733, the […]

Organizing in the Filipino American Community

Pro-People for Seventeen Years Seventeen years ago, Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB, Pro-People Youth) was founded. Every year, we celebrate with our annual Solidarity Night, bringing together our rmembership, alumni, mentors, allies, and accomplices. On this momentous occasion, we reinvigorate our collective dedication to pursuing social justice, national democracy, and raising the next generation’s social consciousness. Here’s […]

Taking the Streets of Hollywood on Veterans Day

Demand an End to 70 Years of Injustice Against Filipino American Veterans LOS ANGELES, CA, November 4, 2016 – Hundreds of marchers from over 50 endorsing organizations across Southern California will come together to hold a march in the heart of Hollywood on Friday, November 11, 2016, Veterans Day, to advocate for equity for Filipino […]