Filipino American History Month Starts Today!

Today’s October 1st!

Not only is it the start of a new month, but it’s also the start of Filipino-American History Month! And the Filipino-American National Historical Society Metro NY Chapter couldn’t be more excited at some of the events and social media campaigns that are occurring through the month!

FANHS National has set the official theme as

“1965-… Tipping Point for the Filipino American Community”

Share your or your family’s post 1965 immigration story, or your post 1965 experience with the hashtag  #FANM2015!

And be sure to join us for:

Filipino American History Month Opening Ceremonies
October 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019, United States

Please join the Filipino American National Historical Society Metro New York Chapter as we hold the opening ceremony for Filipino American History Month! We will be giving our annual awards to outstanding community members for their contributions to the preservation and education of Filipino American History.

If you’re able to attend and use twitter and/or instagram please use #fahm2015 for your Fil-Am History posts throughout the month!

Other Events and Campaigns, and it’s just the beginning…

Our friends at Jeepney and Maharlika are curating an Instagram campaign showcasing photos of Filipino history all month long!

Please follow the Filipino American Museum  for some interesting events going on this month, from readings of Jose Rizal to art and more!

To see what FANHS Chapters across the country are up to, check out the national website here.

 

Are you a Fil-Am Organization or Group in the NYC Metro area and having an event? Do you want us to boost your event by listing it on our website and social accounts? Then let us about it by submitting your event!

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