Weekly Series

A Filipino American Perspective: What One Black Businessman Taught Me About Race in America

On this Black History Month celebrated in the U.S., Mr. Rene “Butch” Meily, a Filipino-American, shares his personal experience working with his former employer, Reginald Lewis, a successful black American who in the 1980’s became the CEO of the largest African American-owned enterprise in the U.S. with 64 operations in …

Disaster Relief

Broad-based Partnerships to Combat Climate Change in the Philippines

Washington DC – The US-Philippines Society co-hosted a February 2 virtual forum featuring expert panelists USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Craig Hart, National Resilience Council President Ma. Antonia Yulo Loyzaga, and the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation President Rene Meily. Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose Manuel Romualdez gave introductory remarks. Panelists …

Philippine News

Cebu Daily News: Over a hundred families in Tacloban get houses

Reprint from Inquirer.net  By: PR @cebudailynews 09:28 PM March 17th, 2017 One of the eco-friendly houses that were turned over to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City. PDRF PhotoBuilding homes of hope and resilience There is hope even in the darkest of times. Almost four years after the …