On March 7, PAFC joined NaFFAA, New Virginia Majority, and various Filipino American organizations to learn about and collaborate around current issues affecting the Filipino community in VA: pathways to citizenship and naturalization, civic engagement, Census, and state and local immigration related policies.
Organizations in attendance included: Philippine American Foundation for Charities (PAFC), Philippine American Chamber of Commerce (PACC), Virginia Asian Advisory Board (VAAB), George Mason University Filipino Cultural Association (GMU FCA), Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Filipino Young Professionals (FYP-DC) , Philippine American Nurses Association (PNAA), Filipino American Lawyers Association - DC (FALA-DC), Manila Mail
Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project (FilVetREP), Gabriela DC, BPSOS
and Prio Bangla.
Meeting presentation content can be found here:
2020 Census, presented by Stephanie Wong, OCA - Asian Pacific American Advocates
Pathways to Citizenship, presented by Marita Etcubanez, Director of Strategic Initiatives, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Many thanks to NaFFAA and New Virginia Majority for hosting the event - we look forward to participating in future discussions.