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The Filipino Chamber of Commerce of the Pacific Northwest (http://www.fccpnw.com/) commissioned Pereda Yano Productions to produce a short video for its celebration of Filipino American History Month on October 6th. The FCCPNW President Tony Ogilvie wanted to highlight the history and legacy of Filipino Americans in Washington State. With permission from Dr. Dorothy Cordova, Founder/Executive…
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During this Labor Day weekend, a remembrance of Filipino American labor union leader Larry Itliong, who formed the United Farmworkers Union with Cesar Chavez and Dolorez Huerta (Learn more at https://asianpacificamerica.com/…/historical-note-starting…/) Larry Itliong describes the Filipino American labor struggles in this 1974 video interview: Photo credit: Screenshot from YouTube: Larry Itliong (exerpt from The Pilipino…
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