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Dear <<First Name>>, 
Welcome to this edition of NaFFAA’s National Newsletter! Below you’ll read about our EPYC Ambassador Program Application, our Summer Membership Campaign, 2019 National Empowerment Conference, and more.

Applications OPEN for EPYC Ambassadors Class of 2018 - 2019

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 - 2019 Class of EPYC Ambassadors! If you or a young
Filipino American leader you know is interested in becoming a stronger community advocate, apply today! All information regarding the program, eligibility requirements, application process and the application itself can be found in

New Deadline: August 10, 2018

Summer Membership Campaign

Members are the foundation for achieving NaFFAA’s mission, and we need your help! Your membership will help support our national and regional efforts to engage and empower the 4 million Filipino Americans in the United States.
Sign up for membership at
membership or download our tri-fold brochure here. NaFFAA members enjoy an exclusive offer from The Filipino Channel (TFC), including discounts on subscription packages,
as well as discounts on AARP Membership.

2019 National Empowerment Conference

Save the date! NaFFAA’s 2019 National Empowerment Conference will be from August 15 - 18, 2019 in Los Angeles California. Stay tuned to our newsletters and visit for more information.  





Event Highlights

FANHS Conference
NaFFAA leaders attended the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) 17th Biennial National Conference, “Community for Cohesion and Collaboration,” from July 11-14, 2018 in Chicago, IL. NaFFAA congratulates FANHS and Conference Chair Jelly Carandang, who’s also a member of NaFFAA’s Board of Governors.

Entrepinays Summit
The 1st Entrepinays Summit is coming to San Francisco!  The summit will be a daylong gathering of Bay Area pinay entrepreneurs filled with panels, interactive workshops, mentoring, and meaningful connections. For more information and to apply for a Workshop Proposal, visit
The deadline to turn in a proposal is today, July 31.


NaFFAA in the News

#ICMYI: In case you missed it, check out the following links:

CCSD hires 105 special education teachers from the Philippines to address shortage

“EPYC for now, EPYC forever” by Christian Paneda

NaFFAA Opposes Family Separation, Urges Congress to Pass Comprehensive Immigration Reform

NaFFAA Statement on the 120th Anniversary of Philippine Independence Day

NaFFAA New York to Join June 3 Independence Day Parade, Respects Groups Who Opt Out

ABS-CBN International Partners With The Philippine Consulate General To Advance The Spark*Connect*Empower Movement

Congress Action on DACA urged

“Giving Thanks to the Village” By Miguel Guerrero

Leadership Spotlight
Congratulations to NaFFAA's very own Kelly Ilagan 
and Steven Raga for being on the list of National
Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs’ (NAAPPPA) 2018 40 Under 40!

Since 1997, the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA) has been the standard bearer for promoting the welfare and well-being of the four million Filipinos and Filipino Americans throughout the United States. As a non-partisan and non-profit organization, NaFFAA is the largest national affiliation of Filipino American institutions, umbrella organizations, and individuals. Its member regions cover the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Pacific Islands.
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