Showing posts from September, 2009

Filipino American History Month: FANHS Chapter Events

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 Tabaco Ted Martinez Lorial Crowder Rose-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 Psychology 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

Filipino American History Month Resolution passes in California! 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

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