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Mar 25 | Filipino Pioneers in Washington DC

THURSDAY, MARCH 25, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM Featured Speaker TINO CALABIA We invite you to a presentation “Filipino Pioneers in DC: Stories from the Calabia Family with Tino Calabia,” part of 2021 Istorya DC, a series on Filipinos in Washington D.C. Florentine Calabia served as submariner …

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A Remembrance: Legacy of First Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Joaquin Elizalde

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Philippine Embassy in the United States, US-Philippines Society, and St. Joseph-on-Carrollton Manor Parish jointly observed on 9 February 2021 the 56th death anniversary of Joaquin Miguel Elizalde, first Philippine Ambassador to the United States (1946-1952). Ambassador Elizalde is buried in the cemetery at St. Joseph. At exactly …

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Feb 18: Wartime Visit to DC by Peter Jamero, Author of “Growing Up Brown”

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2021 7:30 pm-8:30 pm EST LIVE via ZOOM and FACEBOOK Featured Speaker PETER JAMERO Join us as Peter Jamero will provide lessons and insights drawn from chapters in his book “Growing Up Brown, Memoirs of a Filipino-American” with emphasis on his 1945 visit to Washington, D.C. and …

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Post-election Analysis: Outcomes and the Biden Administration’s Policy Priorities

At a November 23 post-election virtual roundtable, Washington insider Jonathan Slade presented an in-depth analysis of the U.S. election outcomes, the impact of changing demographics in key states and an update on the electoral college process. He said the electorate voted for divided government, splitting their tickets as the Republicans …

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Open Door in the Philippines: Observance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

An Open Door: Holocaust Haven in the Philippines A Film by Noel “Sonny” Izon Every year, on January 27th, International Holocaust Remembrance Day is celebrated remembering the six million victims of the Holocaust. A year ago (2020), the United Nations marked the occasion with a live event at the UN …

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Barangay Sagonsongan Transitory Shelter Rural Health Center in Marawi

Amid the pandemic, the Barangay Sagonsongan Rural Health Center (RHC) serves the surrounding communities in various ways in support of the City Health Office Health promotion, information, education and communication programs including medical missions on site.  From 2018-2020, the US-Philippines Society in partnership with Project Handclasp Foundation and the Philippine …

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Acting Assistant Secretary Sung Kim Meets Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez

The US-Philippines Society congratulates former U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Y. Kim on his appointment as Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs, U.S. Department of State, on January 20, 2021.  

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President Joseph Biden: Inauguration Speech

January 20, 2021 U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C. Inauguration Speech of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Chief Justice Roberts, Vice-President Harris, Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McConnell, Vice-President Pence. My distinguished guests, my fellow Americans. This is America’s day. This is democracy’s day. A day of history and hope, of renewal …

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Philippine Universities at ASU-Devex Hackathon 2020

De La Salle University: Appear.ed | ASU Devex World Hackathon 2020, Winner in Innovation at Scale

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Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. as 46th U.S. President

Transcript: President Joseph Biden’s Inauguration Speech PRESS RELEASE January 19, 2021 The US-Philippines Society joins in welcoming this week’s inauguration of the 46th president of the United States and looks forward to supporting the new team assembled by President-elect Biden. Americans, along with friends and allies around the world, anticipate …