FREE EVENT! Unity in the Philippines: A Unique Perspective

Activate T.O. Speaker Series presents Unity in the Philippines

Friday, February 22, 2013
7:00pm until 10:00pm
Centre for Social Innovation, 720 Bathurst St. (Bloor and Bathurst)


The Philippines today is the largest source country for migrants to Canada. Filipinos are a cheap, well educated, and disposable workforce–at least in the eyes of the Canadian government…

Our five panelists will discuss how they became involved in the Philippine People Power Movement and why the movement is not just for Filipinos but Canadians too.

The panelists include:

Alex Felipe is currently the Toronto Spokesperson for BAYAN-Canada, a chapter of Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) in the Philippines.

Jesson Reyes is currently the Secretary General of a militant student group, Anakbayan Toronto.

Rhea A. Gamana is the Chairperson of Anakbayan-Toronto.

Petronila G. Cleto is Secretary-General of GABRIELA Ontario, a chapter of GABRIELA-Philippines. GABRIELA

Nicole OliverInternational League of Peoples’ Struggles (ILPS) & GABRIELA

Light food and drink provided!

Activate T.O. is a free, non-academic speaker series showcasing political activists and community outreach practitioners in Toronto

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