Author Archives: Pro-People Youth

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 […]

Filipino Youth Say #NoDAPL and Stand With Standing Rock

Filipino Americans in Solidarity With Standing Rock Recap of the NoDAPL march and rally in Los Angeles On Sunday, October 23rd, KmB joined the #NoDAPL action in solidarity with the Indigenous People in Dakota. The march started in MacArthur Park, making its way through the streets of Los Angeles, before rejoining with the Climate Revolution […]

#FPAC25 at Echo Park Lake

Filipinos Proclaims Solidarity With Black Community at Festival of Philippine Arts and Culture It felt completely right to have #FPAC25 at Echo Park Lake. Family, comrades, and allies in the heart of our cultural community. KmB fam Digital Martyrs, Klassy, Odessa Kane, and Bambu rocked the stage with that real hip hop. Current Chairperson and […]