Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Philippine Gold: Treasures of a Forgotten Kingdom 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 14, in celebration of Filipino-American History Month, the US-Philippines Society with support of the Philippine Embassy held a lecture “Phlippine Gold: Treasures of a Forgotten Kingdom.” The lecture by Ayala Museum’s Consulting Curator Dr. Florina Capistrano-Baker and Senior Curator for Asia Society Adriana Proser was part of a series …

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Past EventsRegional Security

Society Board Hosts Secretary Albert Del Rosario in New York

NEW YORK – Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert F. Del Rosario met with the US-Philippines Society Board of Directors on September 25, at Sofitel Hotel in New York City. The business meeting was an opportunity to discuss the South China Sea Arbitration case, EDCA, Philippines’ hosting of APEC and more. …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

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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Disaster Relief

Turnover Ceremony of Main Building, San Jose Central Elementary School

TACLOBAN, PHILIPPINES – On behalf of US-Philippines Society, Director Henry Howard attended turnover ceremony of the restored main building of San Jose Central Elementary School on August 19 with  Principal Monina E. Garbino. San Jose is the largest central school in Tacloban with 90 teaching staff. The school building was restored …

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Innovations in the Fight Against Corruption

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The US-Philippines Society and Georgetown University co-sponsored a forum featuring Philippine Commission on Audit Chair Michael Aguinaldo and Commissioner Heidi Mendoza. The forum highlighted COA’s initiatives to combat corruption and fraud and promote good governance.  

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Cultural and EducationalPast Events

Philippine Gold Exhibit Opens in NYC

The Society supported the launch of the season long exhibit of pre-Hispanic Philippine Gold in New York. Amb. and Mrs Thomas Hubbard together with directors Henry Howard, David Rappa, and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala were in attendance. Society Directors Loida Lewis and Doris Ho, co-chairs of the exhibit, expressed …

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Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

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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Community and Sectoral OutreachPast Events

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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Disaster ReliefPast Events

Reception

Ambassador Jose Cuisia, Jr. hosts a reception at the Embassy on July 2, 2014 for those who contributed to the success of the benefit concert, co-sponsored by the US-Philippines Society. Present were representatives from the Philippine Humanitarian Coalition, the Noveau production team headed by Robert Pullen, and the US-Philippines Society …

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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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