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The Distinguished Teachers of the Year with a Purpose Award Search 2016

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Teachers inspire the smallest heart to grow big; enough to change the world. They help plant the seed, nurture it with love and make it grow into reality.

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The Life and Works of Lamberto R. Hechanova Jr. launched

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NEW YORK CITY - The exhibit features the artist’s life and works spanning six decades, from 1965 until his death in 2014. The show also displays memorable pictures and news articles defining the artist's milestone, success and achievements in arts. Highlights from this collection include artworks from the 1960’s and Lamberto's award-winning works from the Philippines, Baltimore and New York. 

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Council Prez Lavarro urges Fil-Ams to vote on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- At the heels of a successful event that brought over 400 guests to his birthday fundraiser, Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro urged Filipinos to continue to exert their political voice and exercise their civic duty to vote on Election Day, on Tuesday, November 3.  In Jersey City, Lavarro is endorsing Education Matters Team for the local school board election.

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4th Private Sector-led Business Roadshow lays groundwork for increased US investments in PH

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- From Pittsburgh, the city of steel, to Seattle, the city of innovation, a private sector business delegation from Manila showcased the Philippines as Asia’s new emerging tiger. 

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“Partnership Of Equals” Highlighted At PH envoy’s US Naval War College Lecture

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- “While many people still look at the bilateral relations [between the Philippines and the United States] through the prism of our earlier colonial history, I firmly believe our partnership has evolved into one of equals, bound not just by our shared history but a mutuality of interests.”

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Filipino Community in Pittsburgh Gives Warm Welcome to Ambassador Cuisia and Philippine Investment Roadshow Delegates

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PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- Philippine Ambassador to the U.S. Jose L. Cuisia Jr. and the delegates to the 4th annual Philippine Investment Roadshow were given a welcome dinner by the Filipino community in Pittsburgh, PA, which was the first leg of the 3 U.S. cities (the others being Dallas and Seattle) hosting this year’s Roadshow, on Monday, 19 October 2015.  Ms Teodora Schipper, President of the Filipino American Association of Pittsburgh Inc , acted as the main host for the evening.

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Empowering Seminar Series for Fil-Am Youth Concludes in High Note at Rowan University

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NEW YORK -- As celebrations for the Filipino-American History Month continued, the Philippine Consulate General New York held the fourth and final leg of the Leadership and Mentoring Seminar: Empowerment for the Emerging Generation series for an energetic and accomplished group of young attendees at Rowan University Glasboro, New Jersey last 24 October.

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Big task ahead for Filipinos in Jersey City

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Earlier this week, Jersey City Council President Rolando Lavarro, Jr., son of Filipino immigrants, summoned the leaders and members of various Filipino groups in his city, and candidly discussed with them his political plans for the next mayoral election in early 2017.

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Statement of NaFFAA National Chair JT Mallonga on the Pope's Message to Congress

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The message of care and compassion conveyed by the Pope, particularly as they relate to immigrants, is very encouraging. He said that we should not be fearful of foreigners "because most of us were once foreigners."  

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Fil-Am young leaders urge eligible Filipinos to vote in the 2016 Philippine elections

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WASHINGTON, D.C. -- FYLPRO leaders passed a resolution urging qualified Filipino Americans to exercise their right to vote in the 2016 Philippine presidential, national and local elections, President Bea Querido announced Sept. 24.

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