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Father’s Day: Celebrating our fathers and father figures 

This Sunday, June 18 is that time of the year we dedicate to the fathers and other paternal influences in our lives. Generally celebrated on the third Sunday in June, Father’s Day was inaugurated in the United States in the … Continue reading

June 14, 2017

119th Philippine Independence Day: A celebration of progress through peace and freedom

The Philippines will celebrate its 119th Independence Day to commemorate its independence from colonial Spain.  Also known as “Araw ng Kasarinlan” or “Araw ng Kalayaan,” it is an annual national holiday in the country observed every June 12.  The theme … Continue reading

June 07, 2017

National Nurses Week: Celebrating Filipino nurses’ contributions to the US

Interesting facts about nursing: The United States will observe National Nurses Week in the coming week with festivities beginning on Saturday, May 6 through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Back in the 1980s, … Continue reading

May 03, 2017

‘Incarcerated 6×9’: A story of hope and survival inside prison

APICC and Kularts present a creative non-fiction inspired by incarceration accounts of Fil-Ams The era of mass immigration in the past has also coincided with an era of mass imprisonment in the United States, which has further transformed paths to adulthood … Continue reading

April 27, 2017

‘Gongster’s Paradise: A Kulintang Party’

A Celebration of Music, Heritage and Culture The gong-chime culture has always been a large part of Southeast Asia, but not a lot know what a kulintang is.  A kulintang is a modern term for this ancient instrumental form of … Continue reading

April 20, 2017

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