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Filipinos in the US: The Latest Demographic Trends


The Trump administration continues tighter immigration controls in the US, affecting Filipino migration to the US. Filipinos in the US aging and the latest demographic trends from the Migration Policy Institute. Continue reading

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Plans for the New Year


For 2018, the Bayanihan Foundation would like to invite you to join us in a yearlong activities of promoting diaspora philanthropy and giving. Continue reading

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Filipino Christians giving packages to needy Filipino Muslims Moving Closer to Peace


Originally posted on Bayanihan Foundation Worldwide:
In August 2014, during the Muslim holy day of Eid Ul Fitr,  the Zakat Foundation of America has partnered again with the Bayanihan Foundation and made it possible to  distribute hundreds of food packages…

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Why Do People Give? Three Reasons Why


Why do people give? I found out three major reasons why: 1) they want to help others; 2) they want to feel good; and 3) they want a return on their investment. Why do you want to give? Share your thoughts. Continue reading

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Finding Rays of Hope in An Era of Cynicism and Fear


I joined the Chicago’s Women’s March for women’s rights. I was greeted by rays of hope to continue my diaspora giving, despite the increasing cynicism, fear and xenophobia of the times. Hope lives. 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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History Matters: Philippine American War and President Duterte’s Mistrust of US


Diana “Dee” Delfin, long-time supporter of the Bayanihan Foundation answers the qeustion, “Why does history matter?” Historical approaches allows us to connect unresolved tensions (often disruptive and violent acts) from the past and bring new perspective to current events. We always need to make these connections of the past and the present. Continue reading

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