Overseas Filipinas rally and march as GABRIELA-USA, extending the Philippine women’s movement internationally

Contact: Joanne Alcantara Coordinator, GABRIELA National Organizing Committee (641) 715-3900 gabrielawomen@gmail.com On March 8, 2008, Filipino women in the United States will proclaim the formalization of a GABRIELA-USA Chapter, the first international overseas chapter of the Philippine-based women’s organization GABRIELA, through nationally-coordinated protest actions celebrating women’s resistance and calling for the ouster of Philippine President […]

Fil-Ams commemorate People Power by calling for a “new brand” of People Power: GMA Watch and BAYAN USA calls for increased action in the US against Arroyo

Contact: Rob McCauley GMA WATCH (206) 383-7209 rob.mccauley@teamsters763.org Jeff Rice BAYAN USA National Officer (206) 291-8078 edjop82@gmail.com Joanne Alcantara GABRIELA-USA (206) 427-2994 gabrielawomen@gmail.com The US Chapter of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan, or BAYAN USA, will join its mother alliance’s call for commemorative week long actions surrounding the anniversary of People Power 1. On Monday February 25th, […]

GABRIELA-USA demands justice for the rape of Filipina by US military personnel! Stop US troops from violating our women!

Contact: Joanne Alcantara National Coordinator, GABRIELA–USA gabrielawomen@gmail.com On February 18, 2008, a US army member was taken into custody for the rape of a Filipino woman in Okinawa, Japan. The woman, who’s identity has not been released, reported to local police that she was raped in a hotel. The brutal incident left the woman with […]