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LATEST PALAD NEWS
[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
To apply, submit your application by the extended deadline on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at 12:00pm PST: http://bit.ly/PALAD2021Board
[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!
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!