Friday, Sept 18 â€“ Seattle, WA
Learn about the Philippines during a time of declared Martial Law… over 20 years of a repressive regime and it’s lasting effects onÂ a nation.
Pinay member Katrina Pestano, aka Rogue Pinay, will be sharing about her recent experiences traveling back to the country and the current conditions.
Enjoy free food and performances by local Filipino artists!
Friday – September 18, 2009
6:30-9:00pm (Free Event)
5740 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Seattle, WA 98118-2622
Childcare will be provided.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (206) 859-7525.
Sunday, Sept 20 – Los Angeles
Dekada â€™70: Film Screening Observing the Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines
Sunday, September 20, 2009 â€“ 2pm
Manila Terrace Community Hall in Historic Filipinotown
2328 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026
$5 donation but no one turned away for lack of funds
Monday, Sept 21 â€“ New York
Join member organizationsÂ of Bayan USA (Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment, AnakBayan NY/NJ, and New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines) for a short film and discussionÂ about life during Martial Law in the Philippines. Guest speaker, Bebot Galvan from KABALIKAT Domestic Workers Support Network will be sharing her life stories during Martia lLaw.Â The discussion will be followed by a tribute to the late Ninoy and Cory Aquino and all victims of Martial Law in the Philippines.Please come if youâ€™ve ever been curious about life for Filipinos during this era, and meet other community workers in the local New York City area.
172 Allen St. New York, NY 10002
Monday, September 21, 2009
$5 suggestion donation
Monday, Sept 21 â€“ San Francisco
“Remembering the Victims, Honoring the Martyrs”
with Rex Fernandez, Human Rights Lawyer
and legal consultant for Melissa Roxas
September 21th 2009
San Francisco State University
ROOM: Burk Hall 252
Join us for a night of songs, stories and movies to remember the victims and never forget the era of Martial Law that led many families to flee the Philippines and the many martyrs who sacrificed their lives so others can have a better future.
Sponsored by Bayan USA (AnakBayan East Bay, Babae San Francisco, Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines-SF, and The League of Filipino Students)