Estella Habal and Hilton Obenzinger
The I-Hotel struggle helped to forge a unified Filipino community linking elderly immigrants from the early twentieth century and young people who were raising their consciousness of ethnic pride and their awareness of racial and class inequities.
We use the Filipino American Agenda to launch local and national campaigns advocating for concrete solutions to problems our kababayan are facing here. We advocate for our kababayan in the Philippines demanding passage of Philippine Human Rights Act.
Fernando E. Gapasin, Bill Fletcher Jr. and Bill Gallegos
Veteran labor organizer Fernando Gapasin is interviewed by Bill Fletcher, Jr. and Bill Gallegos. "I dedicated myself to ending racism and building worker power by building democratic working-class organizations from the bottom up."
The choice confronting the Biden administration is whether to expand an immigration program prioritizing grower profits over workers’ and immigrants’ rights, or to reinforce an immigration system based on family reunification and community stability.
Honoring Larry Itliong and a generation of radicals whose political ideas are as relevant to workers now as they were in 1965. This article is from the (forthcoming) May/June 2018 issue. Published in honor of May Day.