By Jon Melegrito
Gloria T. Caoile was 17 years old when she arrived in the US, literally fresh off the boat. “Naïve and inexperienced,” she took low-paying clerical jobs without health benefits and endured harassment and discrimination from “predators of all kinds” because she was a Filipina and a woman.
By Cristina DC Pastor
Mayor Bill de Blasio congratulated the annual, independent search for exemplary Filipino Americans in the New York metropolitan area that will highlight Filipino American History Month in October.
A New York lawyer was elected chairman of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) along with a new national leadership at the conclusion of its “empowerment conference” held here on August 7 to 10.
San Diego County, the home to more than 150,000 Filipinos and Filipino Americans, will host the 11th biennial empowerment conference of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) on August 7-10.
Filipino-American businesswoman Loida Nicolas-Lewis, chair and CEO of the investment firm TLC Beatrice, LLC, joined the board of trustees of the Migration Policy Institute (MPI), the non-partisan immigration think tank announced on Tuesday, Feb. 25.