Upcoming Events: National Commemoration of Martial Law

Friday, Sept 18 – 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 on 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 pnc@bayanusa.org or (206) 859-7525.

Sunday, Sept 20 – Los Angeles

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Dekada ’70: Film Screening Observing the Anniversary of the Declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines

Sunday, September 20, 2009 – 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 – New York

Join member organizations 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 discussion 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.  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 you’ve ever been curious about life for Filipinos during this era, and meet other community workers in the local New York City area.

Bluestockings Bookstore
172 Allen St. New York, NY 10002
Monday, September 21, 2009
$5 suggestion donation

Monday, Sept 21 – 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)