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“Maleta Stories” illuminate the streets of Toronto at the Nuit Blanche public art event

Toronto, ON – Over 2,500 people gathered at Marissa Largo and the Magkaisa Centre’s groundbreaking “Maleta [Suitcase] Stories” art exhibit for one ecstatic and sleepless night as Toronto’s annual Nuit Blanche public art event lit up the streets. As the first-ever Filipino Canadian community-based project featured in this internationally-renowned art event, “Maleta Stories” set over [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:18+00:00 October 6th, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments

The Maleta arrives, yet again, at the internationally-renowned Nuit Blanche art exhibit

Toronto, ON – Enthusiasm and excitement within the Filipino Canadian community elevates as their own “Maleta (Suitcase) Stories” resonate freely on October 1st, from sunset-to-sunrise, at the internationally-renowned Nuit Blanche, an annual contemporary art event in Toronto. As the first-ever Filipino Canadian community-based art project to be included in such a prestigious event, "Maleta Stories" [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 September 29th, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments

Progressive Filipino Canadians break ground at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche

Toronto, ON – On October 1, 2011, witness the Filipino Canadian community's histories unfold as the “Maleta” (Suitcase) Art Exhibit arrives at the internationally-renowned Nuit Blanche, a contemporary art event that will “transform the City of Toronto from, sunset-to-sunrise” into a night-long ephemera of artistic expression. In partnership with distinguished community artist, educator and PhD [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 September 19th, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments

Taking root and building a home: Filipino Canadians gathered in Vancouver for the 2nd Counterspin conference

Taking root and building a home: Filipino Canadians gathered in Vancouver for the 2nd Counterspin conference Conference Communique July 20, 2011 The weekend of June 18th to 19th marked a monumental point in the history of Filipino Canadian community, as over 60 Filipino Canadians asserted their right to take root and build a home here [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 July 21st, 2011|Slideshow|0 Comments

Promo Video 3: Advancing the Working Class Struggle

Listen up & learn about the Canada's labour and immigration programs and how it affects us. 'Cuz we all know we didn't come to Canada just to ski. Come celebrate International Workers Day with the Magkaisa Centre: http://www.magkaisacentre.org/2011/04/11/working-class-struggle/

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 April 29th, 2011|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive Filipino Canadians call on all Canadians to make their vote count towards genuine democracy

Progressive Filipino Canadians call on all Canadians to make their vote count towards genuine democracy Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians National Statement April 28, 2011 The Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) encourages all working class Canadians, before stepping into the voting booth on May 2nd, to cast aside the talking heads on television and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 April 29th, 2011|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fearlessly reclaiming their role as the true purveyors of history

Toronto, ON–April 21, 2011–An unabashed display of collective brilliance, strength and unity by Filipino Canadian workers will commence at "Advancing the Working Class Struggle: A Critical Look at Canada's Labour and Immigration Programs." Organized by SIKLAB-ON, a progressive Filipino Canadian workers organization, in collaboration with UKPC@UofT/York (Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance–Ontario [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:19+00:00 April 21st, 2011|Slideshow, Uncategorized|0 Comments