Aksiyon ng Komunidad: Building Community in Action

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Aksiyon ng Komunidad: Building Community in Action

September 19 - November 3

Free

To celebrate Filipino American History Month in October, Oakland Asian Cultural Center will display “We Are America: Building Community in Action” a 100-year timeline of Filipinos in U.S. history. This year’s celebration will pay tribute to Oakland Chinatown agencies that can trace their origins to the Third World Strikes on local college campuses to establish Ethnic Studies in 1969.

Visitors will see vintage posters, agency artifacts, and photos highlighting Filipino engagement as staff, board members, and volunteers in advocating and delivering essential services. Ancillary events will include conversations on current community issues and a community information fair with agency tables, food sampling, and entertainment.

Co-sponsored by Oakland Asian Cultural Center, Filipino Advocates for Justice, SF FANHS Bay Area Consortium, and UC Berkeley PAA Alumni Chapter.

Details

Start:
September 19
End:
November 3
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 Ninth St. Suite 290
Oakland, CA 94607
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Phone:
5106370455