Category Archives: justice

Forgotten history Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Will history repeat itself?


The Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 is an almost forgotten piece of US legislation but it forms the basis of the US ambivalence towards immigration. It excluded the Chinese but later on also excluded Filipinos and Asian immigrants altogether. With President Trump’s increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric, will history repeat itself? Continue reading

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2015 NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago Becomes Advanced Level Masters of Social Work Intern with Bayanihan Foundation


2015 NEXTGEN Fellow Jeselle Santiago Becomes Advanced Level Masters of Social Work Intern with Bayanihan Foundation. The foundation is proud to be supporting Jeselle’s leadership development and growth in supporting diaspora philanthropy in the US and in the Philippines. Continue reading

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What Is the Cost of Brain Waste for Highly Skilled Immigrants in the U.S.?


Filipina nurses working as caregivers and just earning minimum wage? It’s true. Underutilized immigrant workers impose significant costs on immigrant families, government, and the broader U.S. economy. Estimates of this skill under-utilization, also known as brain waste runs to the billions of dollars in forgone earnings and resulting unrealized tax payments for federal, state, and local governments. Continue reading

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Philippine American War: Connecting History To The Present


CPI and Bayanihan Foundation explores the Philippine American War, connecting history to the present on Oct 20, 2016 6 PM at DePaul University Chicago. NPR explains that the Philippine President’s mistrust of the US is rooted in the atrocities of the Philippine American War. Continue reading

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Filipino American Artist Confronts Issues of Race


Filipino American Artist Cesar Conde Confronts Difficult Issues of Race at his latest exhibit “Bang Bang Project” Continue reading

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I Cried After Hearing President Obama’s Speech for Compassion, Justice for Immigrants


Dale Asis was moved by emotion after hearing US President Obama spoke about immigration with compassion Continue reading

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Filipino Amerasians, America’s Forgotten Children, Celebrated 4th of July


Filipino Amerasians, America’s Forgotten Children, Celebrated 4th of July 2014 at Clark, Philippines, imploring not to be cast aside and be remembered. Continue reading

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