Author Archives: Pro-People Youth

Remove the RFK Mural’s Use of the Rising Sun Flag of Japanese Imperialism

As a Pilipinx-American youth organization, Kabataang maka-Bayan or KmB / Pro-People Youth stands in solidarity with the Wilshire Community Coalition in their call to immediately remove the Robert F. Kennedy (RFK) mural due to its prominent use of the Rising Sun Flag. During WWII in Asia, Europe, and the United States, the Rising Sun Flag […]

Condemning the Zero Tolerance Policy on Immigration by the Trump Administration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Reference, Kabataang maka-Bayan (KmB / Pro-People Youth) LOS ANGELES, CA – June 21, 2018 – Kabataang maka-Bayan, Los Angeles (KmB / Pro-People Youth LA) condemns the zero-tolerance policy on immigration implemented by Trump’s administration. As a progressive Pilipinx-American youth organization dedicated to raising the next generation’s social consciousness through education […]

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 […]