Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

FYLPRO Partner Attends APEC SME Summit

MANILA – Filipino-American Young Leaders Program (FYLPRO) Awardee R.J. Diokno joined the APEC SME Summit on 17 November in Manila. The APEC SME Summit focused on empowering invigorated and technology-enabled small, and medium enterprises (SME) to propel broad and sustained economic growth and its increasing role to solve social challenges.

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Concert

(Washington) – In recognition of the first visit to Washington by Pope Francis, the Kennedy Center and the Archdiocese of Washington will present a concert in the Pope’s honor, featuring Metropolitan Opera luminary Denyce Graves and ten-year-old jazz prodigy Jose Andre Montano. The concert is free and open to the …

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CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Philippine Diaspora Fund on Capitol Hill

The US-Philippines Society, The Aspen Institute and APAICS were on Capitol  Hill on July 28 for a briefing on the Philippines Diaspora Fund. Congressional members and staff were briefed on the philanthropic tool which Filipino-Americans can use to make targeted contributions and receive tax benefits. Alexander Dixon, Executive Director of …

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Arts Auction: Relief Efforts Expand

With the Society’s assistance, the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition forged partnership with All Hands Volunteers, a Massachusetts-based non profit organization focused on worldwide disaster relief. A July 22 arts auction at Romulo Hall raised funds for the Nepal earthquake victims. Guests of Honor Philippine Ambassador Jose Cuisia Jr and Nepal Ambassador …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

DISRUPT | A Book Reading

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On June 26, the Filipina Women’s Network, a San Francisco based non-profit professional organization for women of Philippine ancestry, launched its first book, “DISRUPT” at a book reading sponsored by the US-Philippines Society and the Embassy of the Philippines . DISRUPT is a collection of stories from influential …

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2015 CARLOS P. ROMULO AWARD

C.V. Starr Co. Inc Chairman and CEO and US-Philippines Society Honorary Chair, Maurice R. (Hank) Greenberg received the 2015 Carlos P. Romulo Award in recognition of “his indispensable support for the US-Philippines Society and his exceptional service in strengthening ties between America and the Philippines.” Presenting the award is Society …

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Hank Greenberg Receives US-Philippines Society Carlos P. Romulo Award

Mr. Greenberg recognized for his Leadership in strengthening US-Philippines Relations WASHINGTON, D.C. – On June 24, Mr. Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman and CEO of C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. and Honorary Chair of the US-Philippines Society receives the 2015 Carlos P. Romulo Award in recognition of his “indispensable support for the …

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Il Papa in Manila: Broadcast in Washington DC

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Pope Francis visited the Philippines on January 15-19, 2015.  During the five-day tour, the Pope visited Manila, Tacloban,  and Palo and Leyte where he paid tribute to the victims of  Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda). On his final full day in the Philippines, January 18, Pope Francis held a Holy Mass. According …

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CFO Chair Imelda Nicolas visits the Society

Commission on Filipinos Overseas Chair, Secretary Imelda Nicolas, visits the Society’s office on July 16. Sec. Nicolas discussed the CFO’s flagship program on Diaspora to Development, which encourages the Philippine diaspora to become partners in the country’s development, including service in the Peace Corps.

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A Year After the Storm: Recovery and Rehabilitation — at the Philippine Embassy in Washington, DC

In support of the Philippine Embassy Monthly Forum “Talakayan” Series, USPH Society Exec Dir Hank Hendrickson reported on Society contributions and progress on the rebuilding after Typhoon Haiyan. Representatives from other nonprofit organizations – Philippine Humanitarian Coalition and Bohol Restoration Group formed the panel of presenters. Source: TALAKAYAN sa PASUGUAN

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