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Filipino American History Month: FANHS Chapter Events

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FANHS Metropolitan New York Chapter Elects New Board
Pictured here during the FANHS NY reorganizational meeting on August 14, 2009 are: Charisse Joan Sangat Santayana, Carlos Tabaco, Jackie Bleza TabacoTed MartinezLorial CrowderRose-Ann Ubarra-Cunanan, Julman Arevalo Tolentino, Joey Tabaco, Bonnibel Fonbuena, FANHS National Secretary Ronald Buenaventura, Kevin Nadal, Marie-Therese C. Sulit, Danilo Sulit, FANHS New Jersey Chapter President Nestor Enriquez For Filipino American History Month, FANHS NY will be co-sponsoring a book reading for Kevin Nadal's new book, Filipino American Psychologyhttp://www.authorhouse.com/Bookstore/ItemDetail.aspx?bookid=60777


FANHS Midwest Chapter
2009 BIENNIAL REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Conference Theme: “The Filipino American Experience in Ohio and Other Midwestern States”
October 16-18, 2009 (Friday-Sunday)
At University Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 3110 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH Filipino American National Historical Society. To submit proposal…

Filipino American History Month Resolution passes in California!

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/09-10/bill/sen/sb_0001-0050/scr_48_bill_20090910_enrolled.html


RESOLUTION CHAPTER
Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 48—Relative to Filipino
American History Month.

legislative counsel’s digest
SCR 48, Yee. Filipino American History Month.
This measure would designate the month of October 2009, and
every October thereafter, as Filipino American History Month.

WHEREAS, The earliest documented proof of Filipino presence
in the continental United States was the date of October 18, 1587,
when the first “Luzones Indios” set foot in Morro Bay, California,
as published by Lorraine Crouchett in her book, Filipinos in
California (1982), which annotated John Walton Caughey’s book,
California (1953); and

WHEREAS, The Filipino American National Historical Society
recognizes the year of 1763 as the date of the first permanent
Filipino settlement in the United States in St. Malo Parrish,
Louisiana, which set in motion the focus on the story of our
nation’s past from a new perspective by c…

California's SCR 48 just passed!

FANHS Sacramento Chapter President Frances Tibon Estoista, Consultant, Senate Elections, Reapportionment and Constitutional Amendments Committee @ the California State Capitol just sent this news:

SCR 48 just passed off the Senate floor 39-0

More updates and photos soon!

~Joanie
FANHS National President