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  • [PAST MEETING] Wednesday, February 10, 2021​: PALAD General Membership Virtual Meeting & Board Elections
  • [APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED] There are three (3) open positions on the PALAD Board of Directors
  • [ENDORSEMENT APPLICATION CLOSED] State Senate District 30
    • EXTENDED Candidate Application Deadline:​ Friday, February 5, 2021 by 5:00pm. Application period is closed.
    • On February 10, 2021, the PALAD Board announced the endorsement of Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager for this race. Thank you to all the candidates who applied!
 

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July 23,2020 - PALAD Empower Hour_ Virtu

JULY 23 NATIONAL VIRTUAL HIRING FAIR

Join PALAD and Nevada's AAPI Dem Caucus for a national virtual hiring fair on Thursday, July 23 at 6:00pm PST. Register here today and share widely with your network. Click here to view the PALAD Opportunities Board for jobs, internships, and more!

STATEMENT ON GEORGE FLOYD & RACIAL JUSTICE

PALAD stands in solidarity with our African American brothers and sisters. The death of George Floyd has caused unspeakable pain and suffering for the African American community and the allies that stand with them. Read the full statement here

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2020 CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT APPLICATION NOW OPEN

PALAD issues endorsements in local, municipal, statewide, and national elections. Consequently, PALAD takes positions on statewide and local ballot measures and may also endorse in nonpartisan elections such as judicial office elections. Click here to RSVP for the August 1st Endorsements Meeting.

May 2020 - PALAD Virtual Merienda Series

MAY 2020: PALAD LAUNCHES VIRTUAL MERIENDAS IN RECOGNITION OF APAHM

In recognition of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, PALAD will host virtual meriendas with our leaders in government, politics, healthcare, and immigration to share resources and discuss critical issues impacting our community. Click here for the full schedule. 

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STATEMENT ON ABS-CBN AND PRESS FREEDOM IN THE PHILIPPINES

PALAD stands in solidarity with ABS-CBN and their fight for press freedom in the Philippines. Silencing the largest international Filipino media company does a disservice to Filipinos who rely on ABS-CBN's critical programming, especially during COVID-19. We strongly urge the NTC to renew the ABS-CBN franchise. Full statement here.

March 20, 2020 PALAD Board Installation

POSTPONED: MARCH 20 PALAD BOARD INSTALLATION

In an abundance of caution related to COVID-19 and for the safety of our members, PALAD is postponing our installation ceremony to a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you for your support and understanding.

May 2, 2020 - PALAD Virtual Merienda Ser

SATURDAY, MAY 2 PALAD VIRTUAL MERIENDA SERIES KICKOFF AT 3:00PM PST

Join Rep. Adam Schiff, Rep. TJ Cox, Assemblymember Rob Bonta, Mayor Pro Tem Rachelle Arizmendi, and PALAD President Jessica Caloza - they will share what government is doing during the COVID-19 pandemic and what resources are available. RSVP deadline is Saturday, May 2 at 12:00pm PST. RSVP here today!

PRESS RELEASE: PALAD 2020 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

On January 23, members of PALAD elected a new Board of Directors. Under its new leadership, is gearing up to mobilize and empower the Filipino community to participate in the primary process and ultimately unite under the Democratic Party nominee. 

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SEPTEMBER 26 MEETING

Join PALAD's next membership meeting on Thursday, September 26 at SEIU Local 2015 in Historic Filipinotown. Registration & networking 5;30pm. Meeting begins at 6:00pm. Public agenda here.

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JANUARY 23 ELECTIONS

Join PALAD's next general membership meeting and Executive Board elections on Thursday, January 23 at SEIU Local 2015 in Historic Filipinotown. Registration & networking 6:00pm. Meeting begins at 6:45pm. Click here for the agenda. For the election results, click here.

NOVEMBER 15 FILIPINO AMERICAN RECEPTION

Join PALAD's Filipino American reception in Long Beach during the CA Democratic Party Endorsing Convention on Friday, November 15 at the Federal Bar. Reception begins at 9:00pm and program starts at 9:30pm. 

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JULY DEBATE WATCH PARTY

PALAD hosted night two of the 2nd debate with local Dem Clubs and CA State Dem Caucuses, including New Frontier Club Young Professionals, Korean American Democratic Committee, CA Dem Party - API Caucus, and CA Dem Party - Filipino American Caucus.

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APRIL PALAD MIXER

PALAD hosted our first event of the year, a networking mixer, in Little Tokyo. Special thanks to the LA County Democratic Party  and the CA Democratic Party Filipino Caucus for attending!

JOIN A COMMITTEE! 

Interested in getting involved? PALAD is looking for passionate people to join our committees. Apply today! Click here for the application.