October is Filipino American History Month, which celebrates the history, culture, and legacy for Filipino peoples. They are the second-largest Asian American group in the United States and the first recorded group to arrive, yet many are still unaware of their cultural presence. Here to change that are two leaders from the Philippine-American Association of Madison & Neighboring Areas (PAMANA) to share how life has changed for Philippine immigrants as they’ve made their new home in America.
In conversation are Maria Alvarez Stroud, Author of “Brave Crossings: A Journey In Between” and leader of the PAMANA workshop, and Jun Gonzales, current President of PAMANA.
PAMANA is hosting a gathering on Saturday October 15, 1-3PM at the Fitchburg Library for immigrants to share their experiences and stories to connect over generations of culture and history.
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