Recap: 14th Annual R.A.A.P. Conference

On Saturday, February 23rd, nearly all of our organizing team rolled up to San Jose State University and presented at Akbayan’s Raising Awareness Amongst Pilipinos Conference on multiple issues relating to Fil Am experiences, leadership, and civic engagement to high school youth and college students from the region.

Here are a few pictures from the day, where the following leaders from our organization presented on various subject areas:

Jeren Penalosa — “Ethnic Studies in the Fil Am Community”
Katrina Figueroa & Tao Manacmul — “Turning your Campaign into Social Action”
Celeste Francisco — “Allyship in the LGBTQIA Community”
Kevin Suarez — “President Duterte’s Drug War”
Jay Page & James Binauhan — “Coalition Building in the Farmworker Movement”
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We are a nonprofit that organizes for FilAm civic participation, grassroots leadership and direct community action out of San Jose, California.

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