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NaFFAA was established in 1997 and has built affiliate organizations from all over the
NaFFAA monitors legislation and public policy issues affecting Filipino Americans and works in coalition with other national groups around common issues and concerns. In addition, the national office serves as a communications link between affiliate members as well as an information source on federal and legislative initiatives and policies relevant to Filipino Americans.
Veteran United States Representative from the State of
Over 30 enriching workshops designed to benefit the needs of this diverse community. " This is an election year, it is important for us to hear from both the Democrats and Republicans, Peter Su from the McCain Campaign will be here, as well as Charmaine Manansala from the Obama Campaign," said Alma Q. Kern, NaFFAA National Chair.
Health and Education are big topics in this conference as well. A report on the national pilot study done on Filipino children in public schools K-12 will be discussed. Workshops on Health include: prevention of domestic violence and human trafficking, cancer and other common illnesses plaguing Filipinos . Business workshops by the Filipino Chamber of Commerce in the
" It is not all work, during this important weekend. There is Golf Tournament, arranged by the Filipino Chamber of Commerce. Golf aficionados are really excited by this. We also have fellowship night on Friday night at the Muckleshoot Banquet Hall. There will be talent contest among regions and a surprise. We typically do this to promote camaraderie and sort of warm up for all of us," explained Mariela Fletcher, Overall Conference Chair.
" We are ready and have our speakers lined up. Workshops for the youth include: identity and culture, leadership, networking with other youth, to name a few. We also have field trips planned. We shall tour historical sites : Bulosan Exhibit,
"We are inviting all of you, students of all levels, young professionals, young parents, retirees, seniors. This conference is all about how we can empower ourselves as individuals, families, as a community, and productive members of this country, the
Kern adds, "In less than two weeks, delegates will start coming in. Organizers of this major event are in high spirits -- making phone calls daily, e-mail blasting, inspiring fellow Filipinos to attend and be part of change."
The registration fee is $195 per NaFFAA delegate, which includes all workshops, materials, meals, and a gala dinner. The registration for Chamber's one-day business workshop is $ 125, which also includes lunch. Students with ID badge and below the age of 25 are free to attend the workshops.
To attend the conference, be an exhibitor or for more information, contact Mariela Fletcher, the conference chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 206-892-0075. You may also visit www.naffaapacnw.org.
has requested President Gloria M. Arroyo to deliver a “State of the Nation’s
Corruption Address” (SONCA) during the national convention of the National
Federation of Filipino-American Associations (NaFFAA) in
Imelda, Imelda will be posted later..... we received a lot of e-mails regarding this article from so many readers all over the world... relax! we will publish this without any cuts...everything will be there from the time she was crowned Miss Manila, by the city mayor who later got killed later after she married the swindler and killer and all of the above description of a bad man, Ferdinand E. Marcos.
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health and life style. Written and compiled by the very well-known Filipino
American Surgeon, Dr. Philip Chua, celebrated by the State of Indiana
that bestowed upon him the Sagamore of the Wabash Award by Indiana Governor,
Read more of his CV at the link.
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Medical terms for everyone to learn
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The Seven Medical Beliefs that's not true
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