"In societies where Robbing Hoods are treated like a celebrity it is but natural to expect political parties to act like a Mafia syndicate" Political Jaywalker "In a nation where corruption is endemic people tend to confuse due process with aiding and abetting criminals" Political Jaywalker "War doesn't determine who is right, war determines who is left" Bertrand Russell "You have just one flash flood of money, you keep your people poor. It's like a time bomb and it's scary" Philippine Lawmaker

The [re]Presentation of the Filipin@-American & Gawad Kalinga Awareness Event

February 28, 2009
Conference on "The [re]Presentation of the Filipin@-American”

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Student Center
University of California Irvine
Irvine, CA 92697
Admission: $3 for pre-registration and $5 for day-of registration. This small fee covers both BREAKFAST and LUNCH. For pre-registration please contact Antonio or Ferdinand Lagula at the Website, for more information:
Antonio Caminong Jr.,
Michelle Saba,
Krystle Larioza,

Speakers include: Mark Villegas, Gilbert Gonzalez, Linda Maram, Patricio Ginelsa, Christine Balance, Xavier Hernandez, Bambu and Krishtine De Leon. Guest performances: Kuttin Kandi, Son of Ran, Rhythm Natives, and more still to come!

Sponsored by Kababayan at UC Irvine.


Saturday, March 7, 2009
Gawad Kalinga (Philippines) Awareness Event at UCLA

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Neuroscience Research Bldg.
Auditorium
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Free and open to the public but advanced registration is required.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
For more information and to register, please visit the website.

Gawad Kalinga (to give care) is an organization of passionate individuals dedicated to bringing hope and dignity back to impoverished peoples across the world. Please join a consortium of UCLA student organizations in officially welcoming Gawad Kalinga to the UCLA Campus and find out how to rebuild a nation the GK way. Symposium guest speakers include Tony Meloto, founder of Gawad Kalinga.

Sponsored by a consortium of UCLA student organizations headed by Pilipinos for Community Health.
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Dionesio C. Grava - Part-time community journalist based in Los Angeles and editorial writer at Forum Asia.






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