Community and Sectoral OutreachFeatureUpcoming Events

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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Cultural and EducationalFeature

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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FeatureStrategic and Political

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachFeature

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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Cultural and EducationalFeature

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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FeaturePress Releases

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 …

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FeatureStrategic and Political

Great Decisions Speaker Hank Hendrickson on “The Philippines and the U.S.”

US-Philippines Society Executive Director Hank Hendrickson was featured speaker at a Foreign Policy Association’s online discussion program, “Great Decisions: The Philippines and the U.S.” Setting the tone for the interview-style program, Hendrickson provided an overview of key historical events and current policy issues of importance in the bilateral relationship. The …

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Disaster ReliefFeature

Feeding Program for School Children in the BARMM

Basilan, Philippines – Henry B. Howard, founding board member of the US- Philippines Society and sponsor of the poorest of the poor 150 undergraduate student Howard scholarship program at Xavier Ateneo De Cagayan, has established a breakfast program for 50 students daily at the BAAS Public Elementary School in Lamitan, …

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FeatureStrategic and Political

Panel Discussion: The Future of U.S.-Philippine Alliance

At an October 21 webinar co-hosted by the US-Philippines Society and the Stimson Center, a panel of leading experts provided insights into the Philippines-U.S. alliance as the 1951 Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) approaches its 70th anniversary. Professor William Wise, Chair of the Southeast Asia Forum at the Stimson Center, framed …

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