“Parahin ang pangyayamot sa mga progresibong partylista!” – Anakbayan Toronto

Mula sa hanay ng progresibong kabataang Filipino sa Canada, ang Anakbayan Toronto ay taas kamaong sumusuporta sa Kabataan Partylist at sa PISTON partylist para sa nalalapit na halalan ngayong Mayo 13. Ang pagtatangka ng Commission on Elections (Comelec) na i-diskwalipika ang dalawang progresibong partido dahil lumabag ang mga ito umano sa patakaran sa pagpapaskil ng … Continue reading “Parahin ang pangyayamot sa mga progresibong partylista!” – Anakbayan Toronto

Drop-in orientation sessions available

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

Why I Became an Advocate for Philippine Issues

A speech delivered on 22 Feb 2013 at “Activate TO” by Anakbayan-Toronto Chair, Rhea A. Gamana. I used to say that activists, especially the youth, were just complaining, paralyzing the traffic, and that they should do more productive things rather than going out to yell on the streets. I used to say to myself that … Continue reading Why I Became an Advocate for Philippine Issues

Toronto Filipino youth group slam security overkill of poldet Ericson Acosta

Youth group Anakbayan-Toronto condemns the illegal arrest and overkill security measures of political prisoner Ericson Acosta who recently granted a furlough to seek medical attention. With the campaign of organizations such as human rights group Karapatan, SELDA and other international groups, temporary release has been granted for poet-activist Acosta, who displayed symptoms of serious health … Continue reading Toronto Filipino youth group slam security overkill of poldet Ericson Acosta

N30: Filipino Youth found Anakbayan-Toronto

Toronto—Commemorating Andres Bonifacio Day, fifteen delegates join hands together to formally launch the progressive Filipino youth and student organization Anakbayan-Toronto (AB-T) on December 1st at Ryerson University. Organized to coincide with November 30, a date  historically significant to Filipino peoples. It is the birth of the working class revolutionary Andres Bonifacio, whose leadership founded the … Continue reading N30: Filipino Youth found Anakbayan-Toronto