Join FANHS-HTX on Saturday, October 24, 2020 for “Our Community Journey” at Alief Art House

Who brought you here? What makes you American? What makes you Filipino? What does community mean? How do we build a more supportive community? In this year’s Filipino American History Month celebration we want to encourage all of our communities to reflect on decades of Filipino American resistance, activism, in the hopes to inspire andContinue reading “Join FANHS-HTX on Saturday, October 24, 2020 for “Our Community Journey” at Alief Art House”

October 1, 2020 — 2nd FANHS-HTX hosted Virtual Townhall Meeting in the can!

What a great turn out for our #FAHM2020 Filipino American History Month Kick Off event! We are thrilled to have shared the wisdom of our special guests: We also recognized our Lifetime and Annual FANHS-HTX Members, heard from the team at UniPro Texas, The Catastrophic Theatre, NAFCON Texas, and more! catastrophictheatre.com/production/the-drama-squad-2020/ UniPro Texas linktr.ee/TXFAHMilya linktr.ee/nafcontxContinue reading “October 1, 2020 — 2nd FANHS-HTX hosted Virtual Townhall Meeting in the can!”

OCA Partners with FANHS and UNIPRO to bring Filipino American representation to OCA National Conference

OCA Greater Houston has partnered with the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS-HTX) and UNIPRO Texas to bring an iconic showcase of speakers, authors, and films to the OCA National Convention, right here in Houston, Texas! Here is a reference for you to clear your calendar to make sure you catch these must see films,Continue reading “OCA Partners with FANHS and UNIPRO to bring Filipino American representation to OCA National Conference”

Eat, sing, dance, and hear stories for Filipino American History Month

Start your day on October 14, Saturday at 12 noon by visiting the Filipino Young Professionals (FYP) Filipino Street Festival at Levy Park.  Visit the Filipino Food and T-shirt booth and buy some Filipino BBQ or a chicken lollipop.  You can pick up a limited printed edition t-shirt with artwork created by Kristian Kabuay, preContinue reading “Eat, sing, dance, and hear stories for Filipino American History Month”

Congress Approves Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino World War II Veterans

Arrangements for President Obama’s signature for  historic legislation to be announced  Washington, D.C. Today, the U.S. Congress finally granted national recognition to the 260,000 Filipino and American soldiers who served under the United States Army Forces of the Far East (USAFFE). They have waited for more than 72 years. The House of Representatives approved S.1555, theContinue reading “Congress Approves Congressional Gold Medal for Filipino World War II Veterans”

The Filipino DJs of Houston

  The Filipino American National Historical Society will kick-off October as Filipino American History Month with a toast to the story of the Filipino American DJs of Houston. Watch the Texans game at Lincoln Bar and then help us toast our Filipino DJ History in Houston! Background East Coast and West Coast have recognized theContinue reading “The Filipino DJs of Houston”

October is Filipino American History Month

Filipino American History Month, also known as the Filipino American Heritage Month, is celebrated in the United States during the month of October. The Filipino American National Historical Society established Filipino American History Month in the year 1988. Date Event Where Time Price Who Oct 2 2016 FAHM Kick Off –Our DJ History Register LincolnContinue reading “October is Filipino American History Month”

Meet our new FANHS intern

Michelouis “Miko” Jao is a recent graduate from Houston Baptist University, with a B.A. in Government and a minor in Latin. In his new role as an intern with The Filipino American National Historical Society, he will work on GOTV, collaboration with other Asian Pacific Islander interns for OCA, maintain the non-profit database, phone bank,Continue reading “Meet our new FANHS intern”