Wednesday, February 26, 2014

FANHS invites you to its 15th Biennial National Conference in San Diego, CA, July 30-August 2, 2014


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FANHS National Conference Coordinator:  Judy Patacsil

PR Contacts: Joan May Cordova & Tyrone Nagai

Email:      pr@fanhs-sandiego.org

Website: http://www.fanhs-national.org

Download/print #fanhs2014 conference flyer: http://bit.ly/fanhs2014 

Twitter:   @fanhs_national

Official FANHS national conference hashtag: #fanhs2014 


CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

U.S. Army Major General Antonio Taguba will speak at #FANHS2014
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1888943

Dr. Leny Strobel will speak at the FANHS National Conference. For more on Dr. Strobel: http://www.sonoma.edu/amcs/faculty/elenita-strobel.html 

California Assemblyman Rob Bonta will speak at the FANHS national conference in San Diego.
Rob Bonta's biography: http://asmdc.org/members/a18/about/biography
Full text to CA legislation (click blue link : ) - AB 123 - Filipino American Contributions to the Farm Worker Labor Movement
The American farm labor movement has had a tremendous impact on the history of California. AB 123 would require the State Board of Education to include instruction on the role of immigrants, including Filipino Americans, in the farm worker labor movement in California.  


Filmmaker Marissa Aroy will screen her latest documentary "Delano Manongs" http://www.delanomanongs.com/

Dr. Connie Mariano will be a plenary speaker http://www.whitehousedoctor.com/
 


Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) Announces its

15th Biennial National Conference in San Diego, CA, July 30-August 2, 2014


San Diego, CA—The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), the organization responsible for establishing October as Filipino American History Month, will hold its 15th Biennial National Conference from July 30-August 2, 2014 at the Kona Kai Resort and Hotel in San Diego, California. With the 2014 theme of “Kapwa: Moving Forward in Unity, the three-day intergenerational conference will feature research, interactive workshops,  films, plenary presentations, an authors’ reception, banquet and dance, children’s program and a pre-conference historical tour.  FANHS national conferences draw hundreds of scholars, community leaders, students, artists, writers, educators and many more.


For more information about FANHS, a national network of 30 chapters founded by Dorothy Cordova in 1982, and to learn more about the late Fred Cordova, FANHS Founding President, see http://www.fanhs-national.org  

Updated press release - click to open: http://bit.ly/FANHSpr1