Category Archives: Action/Mobilization

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

No to Marcos Global Protest

An intergenerational group united today in front of the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles, joining other protests across the nation in New York, DC, Chicago, and San Francisco against the burial of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the National Heroes’ Cemetery, Libingan ng mga Bayani. Marcos was no hero. The youth will not be […]