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Christina Oriel

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New California bill seeks to change staffing requirements at dialysis facilities

A NEW bill introduced in the state Senate this week is looking to improve staffing at dialysis clinics throughout California. The Dialysis Patient Safety Act (SB 349) — proposed by state Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) — would mandate annual … Continue reading

February 17, 2017

Filipino named president of DePaul University

A FILIPINO was appointed the president of DePaul University in Chicago, considered the largest Catholic university in the United States. Dr. A Gabriel Esteban, who is originally from the Philippines, will leave his current post as the head of Seton … Continue reading

February 17, 2017

Filipino designer on ‘Make America Great Again’ Grammys gown: We have to support the president

WHILE most headlines about the 59th annual Grammy Awards are focusing on Adele’s “Album of the Year” win over Beyoncé, a relatively unknown singer was catapulted into the limelight for her bold red carpet look made by a Filipino designer … Continue reading

February 14, 2017

Senate leader Kevin de León shares his Fil-Am community connection and actions to protect Californians under Trump era

Since the election of President Donald Trump, California has been leading a movement to counter his administration’s various policies from immigration to health care. One of the progressive individuals on the forefront of this is state Senate President Pro Tem … Continue reading

February 04, 2017

NaFFAA’s millennial leaders seek to increase civic, political involvement among Fil-Ams

Gearing up for its 20th anniversary this year, the millennial leaders of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) have shared their vision for the organization and how to encourage political empowerment among the Fil-Am community. The organization’s new … Continue reading

February 02, 2017

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