3rd annual Fil-Am National Town Hall set in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Town Hall meeting to gather Filipino American community leaders from across the country for networking and exchanging ideas on how to mobilize the community and increase its electoral clout has been set here in the nation’s capital.
KAYA: Filipino Americans for Progress is hosting its third annual Filipino American National Town Hall on Friday, October 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) – 1628 16th St. NW, Washington.
Topics to be discussed include efforts to recognize Filipino WWII veterans, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), comprehensive immigration reform and strategies on how to mobilize the community for the coming 2016 presidential elections.
WHAT: Third Annual Filipino American National Town Hall
WHO: Panelists will include:
1. Honorable Mark Pulido, Councilmember, City of Cerritos, CA
2. Maj. Gen. Antonio T. Taguba (Ret.), Chair, Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project
3. Rozita Lee, Former Commissioner, White House Advisory Commission for AAPIs.
4. Irene Bueno, Co-Founder and Partner, Nueva Vista Group, LLC
5. Eric Salcedo, National Field Director, Asian & Pacific Islander American Vote
6. Angelo Mathay, Associate Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute’s National Center for Immigrant Integration Policy
WHERE: Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC) – 1628 16th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20009
WHEN: Friday, October 2, 2015, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. *Filipino lunch will be provided*
Later that evening at 6:30 p.m., KAYA is also hosting fundraiser and reception to feature Filipino cuisine and culture.
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