fresh perspectives on filipino diaspora, philanthropy and social innovation

There Are San Francisco Streets Named After Philippine Heroes.

There are streets in the heart of San Francisco, California, named Bonifacio, Rizal, and Lapu Lapu. Advertisements

June 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Carlos Bulosan

“Before the brave, before the proud builders and workers, I say I want the wide American earth For all the free. I want the wide American earth for my people. … Continue reading

April 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stanford UndergraduatesTake Filipino Studies Into Their Own Hands

 Undergraduates Katherine Nasol, Kathleen Estrella, and Julian Jaravata lead a one-term class for academic credit sponsored by Professor David Palumbo-Liu.

April 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Celebrating a President… and a King

Today, in the United States, we celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday and the inauguration of a history-making President.  Personally, I reflect on the past four years as citizen, consumer, … Continue reading

January 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

On Opportunities for Filipino Corporate Volunteers

This first entry of the new year is a deviation from previous ones.  In the past, I’ve focused more on challenging notions of philanthropy in the Filipino community.  This short … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 6 Comments

Take Care of That Which Takes Care of You

Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to speak to students at my high school alma mater in South Texas.  My fellow alumni and I spoke about our academic, career, … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

On Philanthropedia

Last year, I met Erinn Andrews, the COO of Philanthropedia, at a gathering organized by the Center for Philanthropy & Civil Society (PACS) at Stanford.  As I read and re-read … Continue reading

September 1, 2010 · Leave a comment

Diaspora Philanthropy

A report published in May 2007 by the Ayala Foundation discusses the scope and breadth of philanthropic giving to the Philippines by Filipinos residing in the Philippines and those abroad, … Continue reading

August 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

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