Strategic 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 Outreach

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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Disaster ReliefFeatured StoriesMarawi Update

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachStatements

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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Cultural and Educational

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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Community and Sectoral Outreach

Your Support Matters

‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines, supporting strong people-to-people ties, promoting Philippine culture and the arts, highlighting …

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Community and Sectoral Outreach

Join or Renew your Membership

‘Tis the Season of Giving Join Today! In this time of giving, please support the work of the US-Philippines Society. Become a new member or renew membership in the premier 21st century organization linking the United States and the Philippines, supporting strong people-to-people ties, promoting Philippine culture and the arts, highlighting …

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Philippine NewsRegional Security

US renews commitment to stand with PH on arbitral ruling on West Philippine Sea

By CNN Philippines Staff Published Nov 23, 2020 2:32:22 PM Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 23) — The United States on Monday vowed to continue helping the country protect its sovereign rights and maritime resources, as US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien blasted China for being “aggressive” in its incursions …

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Past EventsStrategic 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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Cultural and Educational

Carlos P. Romulo: Advocate for the Filipino, Philippine Independence and World Peace

At an August 17 Istorya DC virtual program, featured speaker and archivist of Carlos P. Romulo Foundation for Peace and Development Liana Romulo provided an overview of the life and times of her grandfather Carlos P. Romulo (1898-1985). She traced her grandfather’s early visits to Washington DC as a student …

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