Posts Tagged by NaFFAA

‘Impossible Dream’ Revisited

John Melegrito

By Jon Melegrito Detroit, MI Why, of all places, do you have to hold the NaFFAA Empowerment Conference in Detroit? More than a couple of people have inquired. Why not… Read More

NaFFAA Pushes FilVote Drive

  WASHINGTON D.C. – Philippine Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia Jr. exhorted Filipino-Americans to realize their true power by going out to register and vote in November as the nation’s largest… Read More

NaFFAA Hails Nomination of 1st FilAm Judge

Lorna Schofield

WASHINGTON D.C. – The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) hailed the nomination of Filipino American Lorna Schofield by President Barack Obama on April 25 as federal district court… Read More

NaFFAA To Push FilAm VOTE Project

NaFFAA

LAS VEGAS – The National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NAFFAA) has said one of its top priority goals is to encourage more Filipino Americans to be registered voters and… Read More

Lessons from Tucson

By Jon Melegrito I was going to write something light-hearted to start off the New Year, like poke fun at the expected partisan brawl over plans to repeal health care.… Read More

Prayer for SF community leader

SAN FRANCISCO – Rodel Rodis, a Filipino lawyer-columnist is asking Filipino Americans to pray for Lina Susbilla, an active community leader, including NaFFAA, for the past 50 years who has… Read More

Chicago Filam boxer dies, 81

CHICAGO, Illinois Joseph Bernard “Big Duke” Docusen, a top contender for the world welterweight title in Read More

The Corridors of Power

By Greg Macabenta SAN FRANCISCO I was in Washington D.C. all of the last week of November, with two days spent sitting at meetings with the federal decision-makers and regulators… Read More

A Cappella

By Jon Melegrito Its Saturday night, live, in the Springfield home of Ben and Gloria Caoile. The place is boisterous with raucous laughter and endless chatter. Feasting on crabs, lechon,… Read More

The ‘Manila Mail’ family mark anniversary

On November 15, 2008, the “Manila Mail,” the only professionally-edited fortnightly Filipino American newspaper in the nation’s capital, marked its 18th year of service to the Filipino American communities in… Read More

NaFFAA to boost political clout, set up priorities

WASHINGTON D.C. – The board of the National Federation of Filipino Americans Associations (NaFFAA) convened at the Philippine embassy here Nov. 22 and agreed to redefine its role and set… Read More

Priorities and focus

So much to do. So little time. The past few days, I’ve found this to be true. As the newly elected national chair of the National Read More

Mail columnist is NaFFAA head

By Joseph G. Lariosa CHICAGO, Illinois – Former NaFFAA national vice chair Greg Macabenta was elected Saturday (Sept. 27) as the new national chair of the National Federation of Filipino… Read More

Armed and Dangerous

Our Town By Jon Melegrito When delegates to the NaFFAA Conference meet in Seattle next month, they will be electing a new set of national officers who will lead the… Read More

GMA at NaFFAA meeting

By Joseph G. Lariosa CHICAGO, Illinois – Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will be one of the keynote speakers at the 8th NaFFAA National Empowerment Conference from Sept. 26-28 at… Read More

CHICAGO, Illinois – Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will be one of the keynote speakers at the 8th NaFFAA National Empowerment Conference from Sept. 26-28 at the Westin Hotel in downtown
Seattle, Washington, according to National NaFFAA Chair Alma Quintans Kern. (more…)