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Roots, Rhymes & Resistance is one day away!

September 26, 2015 Toronto, Ontario – With just a day away, the stage is finally set for the annual fundraising concert, Roots, Rhymes, and Resistance organized by Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA). The concert, titled “Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance,” will be held tomorrow, Saturday, September 26th at the United Steelworkers Hall [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 September 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

‘Roots, Rhymes and Resistance’ concert will amplify calls to End Violence Against Women

Toronto, Ontario--The celebration draws closer as Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario (UKPC/FCYA-ON) organizes its fifth Roots, Rhymes, & Resistance in Toronto. Titled "Celebrating Filipino Women's Resistance", this event will highlight the contributions of both the Philippine Women Centre of British Columbia (PWC-BC) and the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 September 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carrying on the Legacy of Filipino Women’s Resistance

Toronto, ON --On September 26th, 2015, witness the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario bring to the fore the legacy of Filipino women’s resistance in Canada through ‘Roots, Rhymes and Resistance (RRR)’, an annual concert featuring the talents of progressive Filipino Canadian women, youth, artists and allies. The event is part of the 15th and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Art exhibit portrays Filipino Canadians’ plight in building a home in Canada as part of Nuit Blanche 2015

The Magkaisa Centre August 4, 2015 Toronto, Ontario—The Magkaisa Centre is proud to announce its' participation in the internationally renowned arts festival, Nuit Blanche, 2015. “Our Voices: A Portrait Series” project is once again making the Filipino Canadian community’s voices heard in this year’s festival to be held on October 3 at Beit Zatoun. As [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Roots Rhymes & Resistance is back for its fifth year to celebrate Filipino Women’s Resistance

  Toronto, ON—Roots Rhymes and Resistance an annual concert fundraiser organized by Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA) is back for its fifth year in Toronto. This year’s concert is entitled “Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance” to celebrate the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario’s (PWC-ON) 15th and the Philippine Women Centre of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the Philippine Women Centre for a concert fundraiser with Jewstice League!

Join us for a night of music and dancing, hosted by the Jewstice League Klezmer Ensemble in support of the Philippine Women Centre! Come celebrate PWC's 25th anniversary! PWC is a grassroots community organization advancing women's rights, equality, human rights and development towards genuine liberation. For more information, visit: http://www.magkaisacentre.org/ ENTRANCE: $10 (suggested donation) - all [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 July 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We say no to the “4 in 4 out” revolving door policy!

Statement prepared by SIKLAB National (Advance and Uphold the Struggles of Filipino Canadian Workers) April 22, 2015 Toronto, ON--- The enactment of the "4 in 4 out" rule this past April 1st, affecting tens of thousands of workers under the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP), is a telling message exposing the Canadian Government's intensifying attacks [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 April 22nd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We reject fear! Junk Bill C-51

April 11, 2015 Congress of Progressive Filipino Canadians (CPFC) National Statement   Toronto – Insulted and angry – these are the feelings that many Canadians have following expeditious attempts of the Conservative majority to pass Bill C-51 through parliament without any opposition or serious criticism. Dubbed the “Anti-Terrorism” Bill, Harper and his cabinet have made the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 April 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating our gains: paving our future for genuine women’s liberation

NAPWC Statement March 8, 2015 The National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) celebrates International Women’s Day in honour of all working class women around the world who fought and continue to fight for women’s equality, genuine development, and human rights. This legacy of resistance embodies women’s heightened militancy and strong resolve in building [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Progressive Filipino Canadian students stand in solidarity with CUPE 3902 & 3903 as strikes continue

March 11, 2015 For immediate release Toronto,ON--The Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada – Ontario (FCYA/UKPC-ON) stand in solidarity with the teaching assistants, contractual and part-time instructors of University of Toronto (U of T) and York University currently on legal strike. After bargaining for wage increase, job security, and workers’ benefits, the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments