Join the Filipino Community this Monday, May 25 for
“Indigenous People from the Philippines Speak Out”
at the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center
40-21 69th St.
Take 7 train to 69th St.
Speakers will include:
Reverend Lioba Achowan from Episcopal Dicoese of Northern Philippines
Jill Carino from Cordillera People’s Alliance
Windel Bolinget- Secretary General of Cordillera People’s Alliance
Jen Awingan from Cordillera People’s Alliance
Dulphing Ogan from Kuso sa Katawhag Lumad sa Mindanao (KALAMURAN), a Mindanao-wide alliance of indigenous people’s organization
Leaders from indigenous communities in the Philippines will speak out against the foreign intervention and multinational corporations that threaten their ancestral lands and the country’s natural resources. This night will be a chance for our local communities to come together and learn about the indigenous people’s struggle for their ancestral land in the Philippines. This will also be an opportunity to exchange our stories and weave a common narrative of indigenous people’s resistance.
Sponsored by New York Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (NYCHRP), Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE), Anakbayan NY/NJ, and BAYAN USA
For more information please contact the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center (718) 565-8862.