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“Our Voices: A Portrait Series” draws closer

Toronto, ON – As the struggle for genuine settlement and integration intensifies, so do the voices of the Filipino Canadian community. “Our Voices: A Portrait Series Project” exhibit, to be held at Beit Zatoun House on May 31st to June 1st, features the shared experiences, stories, and narratives of the Filipino Canadian community. From stories [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 May 15th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Gearing up for “Our Voices: A Portrait Series”, a Filipino Canadian Art Exhibit

Toronto, Ontario – Let the voices of a community united in resistance be heard as the Maleta (Suitcase) Project continues its journey through a community-based art exhibit titled, ‘Our Voices: A Portrait Series’.  This exhibit serves as a medium to express the progressive Filipino Canadian community’s collective will to help advance the working class struggle [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 May 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Event Announcement: “Our Voices: A Portrait Series”

Our Voices: A Portrait Series Toronto, Ontario – As part of the Maleta [Suitcase] Project, the Philippine Women Centre Ontario (PWC-ON), in collaboration with the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada (FCYA/UKPC-ON) AND SIKLAB Ontario, invites everyone to their upcoming exhibit, “Our Voices: A Portrait Series Project,” funded by the Toronto Arts [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 April 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Resist the “Divide and Rule” tactics against the working class in Canada!

Resist the “Divide and Rule” tactics against the working class in Canada Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians National Statement April 7, 2014   The recent report in CBC’s news segment Go Public about temporary foreign workers  (TFW) in Canada highlights, once again, the vulnerability of the working class in Canada against the relentless offensive of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 April 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

FCYA/UKPC Lecture Series Part 1: The Filipino Canadian Community’s Current Situation, Struggles and Resistance

January 23, 2014 For immediate release Toronto, ON – The Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada – Ontario (FCYA/UKPC-ON) is gearing up once again for another round of political education at York University and University of Toronto. The political education will be presented through a lecture series focussing on the Filipino Canadian community’s [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 January 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization

Conference communiqué August 13, 2013 Toronto, ON—On Saturday August 3rd, over 50 youth, students, young workers and allies filled the United Steelworkers Hall to take back their future amidst worsening conditions here in Canada and abroad. Organized by the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance—Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON), the conference titled “Making the Youth [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 August 13th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive youth stand up to take back their future

August 9, 2013 For immediate release Toronto, ON–Continuing to forge a new path, the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada—Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON) brought together youth, students, young workers, professionals and allies to tackle the continuing assault on workers at the conference titled “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 August 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Final reminder for upcoming “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future” conference happening this Saturday!

A Conference reminder: Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance presents: Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggles of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization   A Province-Wide Youth Conference Date: Saturday, August 3, 2013 Location: United Steelworkers Hall 25 Cecil St. (College & Spadina) Toronto, Ontario [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 August 1st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Demand Justice for Sammy Yatim!

Demand Justice for Sammy Yatim!   Toronto,ON—We, the members of the Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON), condemn the actions by the Toronto Police in shooting and killing 18 year old Sammy Yatim. We demand the Toronto Police be held accountable for their actions and use of deadly force [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth and young workers from various communities share their struggles and resistance

Seventh announcement July 24, 2013 Toronto, ON—With August fast approaching, youth across Canada are set to gather at the upcoming one-day conference, “Making the Youth Count in Canada’s Future: The Struggle of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization.” This conference will be taking place on Saturday, August 3rd at Toronto’s United [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 July 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments