Posted by: raesantos | September 5, 2017

CFAA 2017 BIENNIAL CONVENTION — MABUHAY! THE FILIPINO AMERICAN JOURNEY ON OCTOBER 21

Saturday, October 21, 2017 — MABUHAY! THE FILIPINO AMERICAN JOURNEY — CFAA 2017 BIENNIAL CONVENTION — 

TIME:  11:00am to 4:00pm
SPONSORED BY:  Council of Filipino American Associations of Oregon and Southwest Washington (CFAA) and CFAA AffiliatesOregon Filipino American Lawyers Association (OFALA)
VENUE:  Clark College (Hanna, Foster, and Hawkins Halls), 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, 98663
COST:  Free Admission.  Food available for purchase.
CONTACT:  cfaaorwa@gmail.com or contact@OregonFALA.org

This event will highlight the Filipino American experience.  Programming will include:

 – a reading of the book, “Cadet, Soldier, Guerilla Fighter: Remembering Bataan and Corregidor” authored by Antonio Nieva and a book signing by editor Pepi Nieva;
– a re-enactment of the historic case United States Supreme Court Case Wards Cove v. Atonio, a case involving employer’s discriminatory treatment of Filipino American salmon cannery workers; and

 – a presentation titled, “Welcome to America: Legal and Financial Matters
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