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USD FUSO 5th Annual Ugnayan Conference

On November 21st, KAMP presented at USD’s Filipino Ugnayan Student Organization’s (FUSO) annual conference. The 5th Annual Ugnayan Conference had as its goal the deconstruction of the “Me vs. You” mentality that perpetuates systems of oppression and the building of solidarity and alliances. The title of KAMP’s workshop was “Can We Talk?” and focused on building dialogue across…

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KAMP, AnakBayan SD, & SD 350 Commemorate Haiyan

On December 8th at Filipino Food and Bakery, KAMP collaborated with AnakBayan San Diego (ABSD), and San Diego 350 to present an event commemorating the second anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan as part of Kapit Bisig Kabataan Network’s National Day of Remembrance. ABSD members Ryth and Megan shared about their exposure trip this summer to the…

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KAMP & UC San Diego Service Learning

This past fall quarter, KAMP has had three amazing UC San Diego students – Douglas, Aneeka, and Dana – fulfill their service learning hours with us. On November 19th, they presented their final service-learning project at UC San Diego’s Cross Cultural Center, a workshop exploring the formation of ethnic identity. The workshop began with an…

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KAMP Presents at Filipino American Educators of CA Conference

Over Halloween weekend, KAMP’s Executive Director Ate Amanda along with Kuya Sev and Ate Romyn attended the Filipino American Educators Association Conference (FAEAC) in Sacramento. The theme of this year’s conference was “Learning Our Past, Teaching Our Future,” and it focused on the 50th anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike as well as current efforts…

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KAMP @ SDSU: “Who/Where are you?”

On October 21st, KAMP facilitated an educational discussion entitled “Who/Where Are You?” at San Diego State University that focused on the connections between immigration histories and how one’s sense of identity is formed. Attendance at the event was awesome as almost 50 students faculty, staff, and community members filled the Student Life and Leadership Center at…

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KAMP 2015 Summer Retreat Recap

KAMP had its annual summer retreat on August 21-23 at a beautiful mountaintop house in Fallbrook. The theme or focus was “KAMPciousness,” how we have come into critical consciousness and how it will be further developed with/in our communities and ourselves.  As a first time retreat-goer, it was both an educational and comforting experience. The weekend largely…