April 16, 2015 – Balitang America

San Francisco Filipinos Win Funding For Tagalog Education

It took weeks for some members of the Filipino community in San Francisco to push officials to provide funding and support for Tagalog classes in the city. In the end, their efforts paid off.

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March 19, 2015 – INQUIRER.net

Senior Fil-Ams go on a ‘field trip’ to San Francisco PH Consulate

Elderly Filipino-Americans trooped to the Philippine Consulate General on Sutter Street on March 5 for a special outreach conducted by consulate staff.
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January 6, 2015 – The Global Filipino
San Francisco Grants $100,000 to Launch First College Prep for Filipino Immigrant Youth
In what is seen as a groundbreaking initiative by a city government, the City of San Francisco last week approved the release of $100,000 to a Filipino-led nonprofit to launch a one-of-a-kind, culturally-sensitive college preparatory program for low-income Filipino immigrant youth and other communities of color in the city’s South of Market district.
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December 30, 2014 – The San Francisco Appeal
City Officials Approve Grant to Help Filipino Youth Get to College
Earlier this month, San Francisco officials approved a grant to help a nonprofit send Filipino and other immigrant children to college, the nonprofit’s executive director has announced.
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December 22, 2014 – The Philipine Star
From journalism to social work
She was one of the best field reporters I had the pleasure of working with at the ABS-CBN newsroom during my watch as VP and News Director. Oh, she had the usual ego and temper that newsroom folks are notorious for. But she could be depended upon to deliver great stories in time for the nightly newscast.
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November 2, 2014 – SFGate
Golf courses provide ready site for SF affordable housing
San Francisco has tried historically to solve its affordable housing shortage through stop-gap measures that many believe to be counterproductive. What Mayor Ed Lee and the Board of Supervisors might consider is an independent task force to examine the feasibility of building affordable housing on some of the city’s six public golf courses that sit on more than 3,000 acres.
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October 17, 2014 – INQUIRER.net
Fil-Am nonprofit to honor 8 Asian American leaders
Eight city and Filipino community leaders will be honored at a West Bay Pilipino Multi Service Center benefit banquet on Saturday, October 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the University of San Francisco, Lone Mountain Campus on 2800 Turk Street.
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September 30, 2014 – INQUIRER.net
Football legend Joe Montana visits kids in SF neighborhood
After a series of violent incidents prompted a peace march by residents of the South of the Market Area (SoMA), the kids in the neighborhood got a morale booster with a rare visit from football legend Joe Montana.
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September 19, 2014 – INQUIRER.net
Fil-Am achievers speaker series begins
Filipino-American achievers and role models will begin a speaker series aimed at inspiring the Filipino community to work for better representation in US society.
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September 17, 2014 – INQUIRER.net
New head of West Bay Multi-Services in SF to launch college prep program
The new person at the helm of West Bay Pilipino Multi-services Center is a woman who brings with her youthfulness, vitality, charisma, a broad perspective and fresh insights in the performance of her duty as the new executive director of the West Bay Pilipino Multi-services Center.
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September 9, 2014 – Asian Journal
Filipinos in San Francisco march to condemn violence

Because of the disturbing ascent in the crime rate, over 80 community members, mostly Filipinos, assembled a peace march to suppress the violence in the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco. 
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September 9, 2014 – INQUIRER.net
Filipinos, other residents march against violence in SF neighborhood
“Silence the violence and increase the peace,” “Mapayapang SOMA” and “Kapayapaan sa SOMA.”
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September 5, 2014 – Balitang America
SF Filipinos March in Rush Hour Traffic to End Violence
Over 80 community members gathered to participate in a multi-sectoral peace march to curb the increasing violence in the South of Market neighborhood in San Francisco.
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