Youth and young workers prepare to confront current manifestations of globalization’s neoliberal agenda in Canada at upcoming conference

Second announcement May 23, 2013 Toronto, ON—The Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada–Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON) calls on all youth and young workers to take action and participate in the province-wide youth conference, titled "Making the Youth Count in Canada's Future: The Struggle of Young Workers in the Age of Austerity and Neoliberal Globalization." [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 May 22nd, 2013|Slideshow|0 Comments

Film Screening: “My Folks: Building a Home in Canada”

Join SIKLAB Ontario and the member organizations of the Magkaisa Centre in celebrating International Workers Day 2013 with a film screening of "My Folks: Building a Home in Canada" (a photovoice video project). Guided by the advocacy work of the Magkaisa Centre, the My Folks film sets focus on portraying the Filipino Canadian community’s experiences [...]

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

Philippine Women Centre to celebrate International Women’s Day with a screening of Karen Cho’s Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

February 14, 2013 For immediate release Toronto, ON--In celebration of International Women’s Day , the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario invites all to a screening of Canadian director Karen Cho’s latest documentary "Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada." The documentary screening will take place on March 8 at the Ontario Institute for [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Slideshow|0 Comments

Film Screening: “Status Quo? The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada”

Join us for the special screening of STATUS QUO? THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FEMINISM IN CANADA, with director Karen Cho and subjects from the film present for a Q&A. This screening is co-presented with the National Film Board of Canada, the Childcare Resource and Research Unit, the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada & the Philippine [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 January 25th, 2013|Slideshow|0 Comments

The “Maleta Project” to be featured at the 27th Annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts

For immediate release April 17, 2012 Toronto, ON—Once again, witness the Filipino Canadian community’s histories and experiences unfold as the “Maleta [Suitcase] Project” becomes featured at the 27th annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts. Titled “Workers: Makers of History,” this exhibition brings to the fore the struggles of the Filipino Canadian community, [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 April 17th, 2012|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Registration now open for upcoming conference “Workers’ Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization”

Toronto, ON—The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) and its allies welcome and invite all to participate in “Workers' Struggles Amidst Neoliberal Globalization,” a North American conference which will be held on August 11th – 12th at the United Steel Workers Hall in Toronto. The conference aims to put forth a critical and dynamic dialogue amongst progressive organizations, groups [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 April 10th, 2012|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance–Ontario to speak at the Diamonds in the Rough youth forum

Objectives: Address the unique struggles and challenges of East and Southeast Asian youths Exchange and develop ideas on youth development between different ethnic groups and community sectors Explore methods and community resources to nurture youth's potential   Panel: Youth representatives from Chinese, Korean, Filipino, Vietnamese community, community leaders from education, economy, sociology, mental health and government [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 April 4th, 2012|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking the Revolutionary Road: Heightening Women’s Resistance Against Neoliberalism

TAKING THE REVOLUTIONARY ROAD: HEIGHTENING WOMEN’S RESISTANCE AGAINST NEOLIBERALISM A forum by the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario to celebrate International Women’s Day GUEST SPEAKERS: Cecilia Diocson, Executive Director of the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada Rachel Gorman, Professor at York University Tania Das Gupta, Professor at York University Evelyn Encalada, Researcher and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 February 24th, 2012|Slideshow|0 Comments

Building a movement for social change: Filipino Canadians and allies gathered in Toronto for the 3rd Counterspin conference

Conference Communiqué December 9, 2011 With over 120 participants, “Counterspin 3: Building a movement for social change” Ontario-wide conference, once again, heightened, with militancy, the pivotal and crucial role of marginalized communities in Canada, such as the Filipino Canadian community, to intensify the building of a genuine progressive movement that will bring about social change [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 December 9th, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments

Ontario-wide conference to advance the movement towards genuine settlement and integration

Conference Announcement Toronto, ON – The growing Filipino Canadian community from across Ontario and beyond will teem eagerly with life as they take great strides towards transforming history and settling and integrating into Canadian society as the Ontario-wide “Counterspin: Building a Movement for Social Change” conference takes place this November 19th and 20th (venue TBA). [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 October 17th, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments