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Celebrate October as Filipino American History Month!

Did you know that FANHS initiated the celebration of October as Filipino American History Month in 1992?  Click the (brown :-) link below for the original resolution on Emily Lawsin's website.   

Filipino American History Month Resolution with updates via Emily Lawsin
Professor Emily Lawsin is currently a FANHS national trustee/Performance Poet/Oral Historian/Lecturer in Asian American Studies & Women's Studies. Co-Author, Filipino Women in Detroit: 1945-1955. 

Her website (as well as this blog) also cite the actual text of SENATE RESOLUTION 669--RECOGNIZING FILIPINO AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH IN OCTOBER 2010 -- (Senate - September 29, 2010) http://tinyurl.com/FAHM2010

Searching this "FANHS and beyond" blog, you'll also find many examples of various state resolutions for Filipino American History Month (FAHM) as well as activities and FAHM programs organized by FANHS Chapters throughout the USA.   I'll be updating the blog with activities throughout October …