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Balikbayan Boxes: Symbols of Homesickness, Colonial History, and Family


Filipinos in the diaspora send over 4.8 million “balikbayan” boxes full of goodies to their relatives and friends back in the Philippines, becoming a billion dollar industry. But balikbayan boxes became more than that – it became a symbol of Philippine colonial history and Filipino ideas about family. Continue reading

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Philippine History: How The Past is Connected to the Present


Committee on Pilipino Issues (CPI) and Bayanihan Foundation present “Filipinx X-Plore Our History Workshops” exploring Philippine history that is situated in the past yet connected to the challenges of the present Continue reading

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Community Power Giving Circle Debut


Bayanihan Foundation debuts its newest initiative, Community Power, a giving circle of young Filipino Americans helping and giving to other young Filipino and Filipino Americans locally and globally. Continue reading

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Is it a Trend? Filipino Americans in their 20s, 30s going back for good


Josh Dorado, founder of Kaya Ko Collaborative returns back to the Philippines for good. Is he part of a growing trend for Filipino Americans in their 20s, 30s going back for good? Continue reading

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‘Kaluluwa Kolectivo’ (Soul Collective) Connecting Community and Spirituality


The Bayanihan Foundation is proud to support the ‘Kaluluwa Kolectivo’ (Soul Collective) in connecting community and spirituality. Continue reading

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Pagbabalik 2012 Raffle Winners


    From left: Bayanihan’s long-time supporter Shirley Pintado from Chicago  and Organizing Director Myrla Baldonado  reading the names of the winners during the second  “Pagbabalik” (Coming Home) workshop last January  2012 at the Clark Museum, Clark Special Economic Zone, … Continue reading

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Personal Reflections: US-Philippines Diaspora Partnership Workshop January 2011


Dale Asis shares his reflections and lessons learned on the US-Philippines diaspora partnership workshop in Manila, Philippines last January 2011. Continue reading

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