JFAV SECOND NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APRIL 5 in UCLA

JFAV UPDATES
March 20, 2014

JFAV SECOND NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON APRIL 5 in UCLA

Los Angeles –The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), announced today, its Second National Conference to be held at the University of California of Los Angeles (UCLA) on April 5, 2014

JFAV 2nd National Conference’s Theme; ” Consolidate Our Gains, Struggle for Veterans/Survivors Equity and Justice” will be held on April 5,2014
9:00 AM to 6 PM at the UCLA Student Activities Center Rooms 1, 2 and 3

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) National Coordinator Arturo Garcia said, “This will be the JFAV’s 2nd National Conference. The first JFAV National Conference was eight year ago, was also held in UCLA in 2006.

At that time JFAV that was based only in Southern California, took the challenging step to build a national organization. ”

Consolidate the JFAV Gains

Garcia reported, ” now, that JFAV has expanded and has led the lobby in the US Congress and have challenged the US Government in Courts, it’s time for JFAV to consolidate,raise the ante while there is still time for the last remaining veterans and survivors and look for the near future “ Garcia added.

Garcia also said, “ JFAV Chapters Nationwide and each regions will attend the one day conference in UCLA and map out next steps for advocacy and lobbying in the US Congress, campaign for the welfare and rights of the remaining 41,000 Filipino veterans and 60,000 of their survivors and the pursuance of Pilipino Studies in schools in the United States.

JFAV therefore is calling on all Filipino-American activist, allies, advocates and friends to save the date and join its 2nd national Conference on April 5 at UCLA:

COMMUNITY EMPOWERED, CAN NEVER BE DEFEATED!
IPAGLABAN ANG MGA KARAPATAN NG MGA BETERANO AT BALO!
LAKAS NG BAYAN, IPAGWAWAGI NG MAMAMAYAN!!

Please save the date and visit our FB page at jfav-los angeles.or call (213)241-0995 or email us at pilipinokami76@yahoo.com or agarcia@peoplescore.net or at unrecognizedvets@yahoo.com

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