Author Archives: Pro-People Youth

For the Culture: The 5th Annual Pilipinx Visibility Week by the SIKAP Coalition

Education is said to be the “great equalizer.” But what happens when the institutions meant to teach us do not treat us as equal? As part of the SIKAP Coalition, KmB is participating in the 5th Annual Pilipinx Visibility Week. Visibility, because the education provided by a system that maintains the status quo, aims to […]

17th Annual Justice for Filipino American Veterans March

On Veterans Day, November 11th, over 300 marchers and thousands of spectators concluded the 17th Annual Justice for Filipino Veterans (JFAV) March in Hollywood, CA. With previous mobilizations in Historic Filipinotown 2001-2008 and Downtown Los Angeles 2009-2011, this march is the sixth time in its history to reach a wider audience in the entertainment capital […]

#DefendDACA in Los Angeles: Immigrant Rights are Human Rights

In a recent pattern of executive orders, U.S. President Trump calls for the abrupt end to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an immigration program that has protected 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation for the last five years. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) states, “Individuals who receive deferred action will not be […]

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, […]