Toronto– Local Filipino youth organization Anakbayan-Toronto and Filipino Canadian Association of Ryerson (FCAR) invites everyone to the third Diwa ng Kasarinlan Spirit of Independence Saturday, July 19th from 1-4pm at Ryerson University Student Campus Centre. Diwa ng Kasarinlan is a free annual celebration of the formation of the Katipunan and its heroes as a way … Continue reading Diwa ng Kasarinlan 2014!
By: Lesley Valiente and Sarah Salise Kenneth Aldovino received a letter in the mail asking him to leave the country before the end of January. Aldovino has been in Canada for 6 months, initially arriving just in time to see his mother, Edna Aldovino, for the last time before she passed away of cancer in … Continue reading Community supports Kenneth Aldovino’s Right to Stay
Interested in learning a different language? Want to know more about the Bisaya language? Kamalayan presents “How to Spit FiYAh in Bisaya”!! It is a FREE language class that will teach you how to construct basic sentences and engage in a conversation. The creator and facilitator of this workshop is Haniely Pableo. Poster created by … Continue reading ***How to Spit FiYAh in Bisaya!!***
[FREE History Workshop | Open to All | Space is Limited] Why is Philippine Politics So Corrupt? Why do family dynasties persist in a supposedly democratic, and supposedly independent Philippines? And what does history teach us about the potential for real change? This will be a one hour history talk matched with one hour of … Continue reading SINONG TATAY MO?!? A History of Family Dynasties and Corruption
Meet your kasamas at ANAKBAYAN-TORONTO, the youth chapter of the Philippine national democratic movement at our DROP-IN orientation sessions. LEARN about the root causes of the problems in the Philippines and how to be part of the CHANGE. Being politically engaged doesn’t just mean a change in Facebook status or profile picture. It means being … Continue reading Drop-in orientation sessions available