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‘Motherland’:  A conversation with award-winning Fil-Am documentarian Ramona Diaz on witnessing the miracle of life amidst chaos, reproductive rights in the Philippines

Twenty-four-year-old Mary Joyce Jaime’s highest level of completed education was 6th grade. She doesn’t work and had her first child at 18 years old. In six years, she had five more pregnancies, one which she miscarried. She sits in a … Continue reading

October 18, 2017

Winston Keh: Judge, lawyer, community activist, public servant

The newly appointed judge of San Bernardino County Superior Court discusses his passion for serving the people and being a necessary source for the Filipino American community Judge Winston Keh isn’t your run-of-the-mill lawyer. In his decades-long career as a … Continue reading

August 09, 2017

Son of Historic Filipinotown Alex De Ocampo runs for the California State Assembly

The Fil-Am state assembly hopeful discusses struggles he faced in his early life and his decision to run for public office GROWING during the pre-gentrification era in Los Angeles’ Historic Filipinotown doesn’t easily lend itself to an easy life, much … Continue reading

July 19, 2017

Know your people, know your roots: Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

LA kicks off APA Heritage Month celeberation SCE celebrates business, community partnerships at APA Heritage Month event  To honor the extensive and often overlooked achievements of the Asian Pacific American (APA) community, the United States designated the month of May … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

Fil-Am artist Miljohn Ruperto debuts Geomancies in Los Angeles

“Have you ever caught a dance fever? An infectious move? I sometimes wonder about the difference between choreography and freestyle. If choreography is the influence imposed upon you by outside bodies — like stars, or other humans — what is … Continue reading

February 15, 2017

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