Tag: Filipino

Queens Immigrant Resource Center Fights to Stay Open

Cristina Pastor reports on the challenges faced by the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center for The FilAm.


Podcast: Kaya Natin! (We Can Do It) Raises Funds and Spirits for Typhoon Haiyan Relief

Listen to stories, poetry, and music from a recent fundraiser for disaster relief at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.


Filipino American Writers Recall Love Affair With Typhoons at Recent Literary Fundraiser

Cristina Pastor reports on a recent event hosted by the Asian American Writers Workshop to raise funds for Typhoon Haiyan relief.

How New Yorkers Can Help Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan

“The relief efforts are dismal compared with the scale of the destruction,” says former Fi2W fellow Aurora Almendral in the Philippines.

After Devastating Storm, Filipinos in U.S. Scramble to Provide Help

A list of organizations accepting donations for typhoon relief operations and some thoughts on issues now facing Filipinos in the U.S.

Filipino Families Unaware of Affordable Care Act

Part 2 of a series by Cristina Pastor.

Commentary: Gay, Married and Waiting (Uncomfortably) for Immigration Reform

Erwin de Leon reflects on why immigration reform is so important to him personally.

Commentary: A Filipino Immigrant’s Experience With Stop-and-Frisk

A Filipino performance artist became a victim of stop-and-frisk because he wore braids and the gang colors of black and orange.


New Filipina Talk Show Airs in October

After years of planning, The FilAm founder Cristina DC Pastor is launching a Filipina version of “The View.”

Judge Lorna Schofield: ‘I had no Filipino consciousness growing up’

Judge Lorna Schofield is the first Filipino American federal judge in U.S. history.