FILIPINO AMERICANS IN THE NEWS

US ASIAN POST: PALAD 2020 CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENTS

August 7, 2020

The US Asian Post reprinted PALAD's press release of 2020 Candidate Endorsements from August 3, 2020. The article is in the Fil-Am News Section on page 2.

PHILIPPINE POST: PALAD ENDORSEMENTS FOR 2020 

August 7, 2020

The Philippine Post reprinted PALAD's press release of 2020 Candidate Endorsements from August 3, 2020. The article is in the Community Section on Page 11.

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INQURIER.NET: FIL-AM LEADERS WEIGH-IN ON PANDEMIC'S IMPACT ON IMMIGRANTS

May 28, 2020 | Hiyasmin Quijano

“We have to think about Covid-19 as an immigration issue,” declared Dr. Anthony Ocampo, assistant professor of sociology at Cal Poly Pomona. “Given what’s going on with Filipino nurses today, given what we know about (their) role during the AIDS epidemic, when it comes to public health we can’t disaggregate it from being an immigration issue.”

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BALITANG AMERICA: FILIPINO DEMOCRATS ENCOURAGE CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AS ELECTIONS DRAW NEAR

May 19, 2020 | Steve Angeles

PALAD held its latest virtual Merienda — talking about the elections with John Santos, former Cerritos Mayor Mark Pulido and special guest LA City Council President Emeritus Herb Wesson. As Filipino health workers continue to lose their lives as they battle the pandemic, they believe the ongoing crisis can also motivate Filipinos to vote.

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ASIAN JOURNAL: FIL-AM ELECTED OFFICIALS SHARE COVID-19 RELIEF OPTIONS

May 9, 2020 | Christina Oriel

From denouncing anti-Asian sentiments to explaining economic relief options, several Filipino American elected officials in California came together in a recent town hall to share resources available to the community during the coronavirus pandemic.

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BALITANG AMERICA:FILIPINO ELECTED OFFICIALS COMBAT MISINFORMATION IN ASIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

May 5, 2020 | Steve Angeles

A power lineup of elected officials from the Democratic Party. The Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats, or PALAD, kicked off its new weekly Virtual Merienda Series. The series, spearheaded by PALAD president and LA Public Works Commissioner Jessica Caloza, hopes to keep Filipinos engaged and updated on ongoing issues, especially with the 2020 presidential elections some 6 months away.

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INQURIER.NET: FIL-AM OFFICIALS ADDRESS PANDEMIC AT VIRTUAL TOWM HALL 

May 5, 2020 | Agnes Constante

Filipino American elected officials across California have been addressing the needs of their constituents and the Asian American community as the coronavirus pandemic continues. During a recent virtual town hall hosted by the Pilipino American Los Angeles Democrats to mark the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Filipino American politicians shared how federal and local governments have been responding to the crisis.

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CNN: 'THEY WANT TO BE COURTED'

February 14, 2020 | Fredreka Schouten

A young Filipino American finds community – and a political mission – by moving to Las Vegas. Now he’s at ground zero as Nevada Democrats race to fix the caucus process in their state, following this month’s high-tech debacle in Iowa.

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ASIAN JOURNAL: PILIPINO AMERICAN LA DEMOCRATS WELCOME NEW BOARD

February 10, 2020 | AJ Press

With the March 3rd primary in a few weeks, the group will ramp up its efforts to get Filipino Americans in Los Angeles County to participate in the process, as well as to “ultimately unite under the Democratic Party nominee.”

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ASIAN JOURNAL: NEW COMMITTEE SEEKS TO ENSURE ALL FILIPINOS ARE COUNTED IN 2020 CENSUS

October 19, 2020 | Klarize Medenilla

n an effort to combat an undercount of the Filipino community, Filipino American leaders in the Los Angeles area have established a new outreach endeavor to ensure a full count of Filipino residents in the United States in the 2020 census.  On a bright morning in Unidad Park in Historic Filipinotown, the Filipino Complete Count Committee of LA County (FCCCLC) was launched on Saturday, October 12 with the comprehensive mission to increase Filipino participation for the decennial count scheduled for April 1, 2020. 

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