Category Archives: Event

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

#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 […]

Kicking Off PAHM With a PTown Tour

On October 1st, we facilitated a walking tour of Historic Filipinotown with CSULB’s PAC and UCI’s Kababayan. Youth leading the Youth. KmB Deputy Secretary-General Phylizia Carrillo spoke about the “Gintong Kasaysayan, Gintong Pamana” mural, which is the largest Pilipinx-American mural in the nation. In understanding our history and culture, we must be both students and […]