The Legacy of P/Filipino American Student Organizing and Today’s Challenges – Potlucks, Conferences & Demos (Pecha Kucha Style) – Point Loma III E

10:15 am – 11:45 am    Point Loma III E The West Coast Confederation of Pilipino Students (WCCPS) was an outcome of the 1974 Far West Conventions and held a successful West Coast Wide Conference at UC Davis in 1975. They pushed their administrations for P/Filipino American Studies and faculty. Today’s students continue involvement with annual Pilipino Cultural Nights (PCN’s) and Friendship Games as well as celebrating October as...

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Filipinotown: Voices from Los Angeles (1900-2014) – Point Loma II

10:15 am – 11:45 am    Point Loma II This 40-chapter anthology grew out of writing workshops we conducted over a six-month period up and down Temple Street, starting in November 2010 at SIPA (Search to Involve Pilipino Americans). Stories came from people of all ages (from 17 to 92) and all “walks” of life (from field workers to university professors). Later we formed Up Against the Wall Readers Theater. Presenters: Carlene Sobrino...

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