filipino american history month

Colorized coloring page of Filipina American community leader, Remy Geaga
Jennifer Siron, January 18, 2023

Remy Geaga (1916 – 1997) was a Filipina American community leader who advocated for the elderly and homeless. After immigrating to the United States from the Philippines in 1965, Geaga noticed inequities the Filipino community was experiencing.


Filipino American journalist Maria Ressa and A Thousand Cuts documentary on her fight for freedom of the press
Sheryn Morris, October 18, 2021

This year’s award was bestowed on two journalists, Maria Ressa and Dimitry Muratov, “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace. Ms. Ressa and Mr.


Collage of books celebrating Filipino American History Month
Tina Lerno, October 14, 2021

The Los Angeles Public Library strives to shine a light on all the people and cultures that make up Los Angeles and its environs.


Girl with a sailor friend
Photo Friends, October 06, 2021

Thirty years ago the Los Angeles Public Library embarked on a ground-breaking, collection-building project—reaching out to the diverse communities of the region for family photographs that would provide depth and nuance to an understanding of this region’s multi-cultural history.


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