For Immediate Release
September 17, 2015


Los Angeles- – “Sama-sama sa pag-unlad at sabay-sabay na aangat, walang maiiwan.”

The Filipino American community joyously hailed the declaration of Senator Grace Poe that she is running for the highest position in the Philippines, the presidency by May 2016,.

The much awaited announcement was made by Senator Poe in a jam-packed Bahay Alumni in the University of the Philippines (UP) last night, September 16, 2015

“ Tuloy ng Laban ni FPJ”

Ret.Cmdr. Jun Caringal,, one of the lead convenor of the Grace For President Movement in the United States (GPM) said, “ we are happy with this announcement.

This means Grace has taken the crusade of his late father-Fernando Poe Jr . who should have been the rightful President of the Philippines in 2004 if he was not cheated in that election.

It was only Poe who included the OFW in her speech among the presidentiables and that meant a lot for us. That means she truly is one of us, the forgotten heroes of our nation.”

Grace Poe for Press Freedom

Meanwhile Ka,Larry Pelayo, said “ we are glad that Senator Poe stated that the “Daan Matuwid “ is not a monopoly of one person or one party. She vowed to broaden and straighten the path of “Daang Matuwid”

Senator Poe is also right in declaring that the Freedom of Information Act (FOI) must be passed. This is a cornerstone of a free and strong society.

As a member of the press, it is just to have enjoy the freedom of the press for it is a part and parcel of a prosperous society.”

Together in Progress, No One Left Behind

Arturo Garcia of the Justice For Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), “ said, “Grace Poe is right on track when she said the solutions to our social problems is genuine industrialization and growth of technology with the advances of agriculture.

She also said, one reason why she run is to continue the crusade of her father, FPJ who ran in 2004” and was cheated by PGMA.

Poe added ,” When my father ran in 2004, he was met with the same accusations that he was not a Filipino and he is good for nothing.

Ako po Si Grace Poe, Pilipino,Asawa, Ina.Inaalay ko ang aking sarili sa pinakamataas na posisyon bilang pangulo.” That;’s how Grace Poe ended her speech to the delight of the crowd at UP.

For more information about the GPM-USA please call Sid at (213) 399-5042 or Al at 323-253-1818 or email us [email protected]



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