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Presentation: Another President Marcos?

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Sunday, 10/2/2022
2:00 - 4:00
African American Center Exhibit Space - 3rd Fl
Main Library
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100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Akbayan North America hosts a discussion on the current political situation in the Philippines. Among the developments to be addressed is the ascension of Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. to the presidency. Will the restoration of the Marcos family to national power lead to democracy's demise? Can the opposition survive and will Filipinos resist? Can the Filipino community make an impact?

Speakers:

Lisandro Claudio

Lisandro Claudio, Assistant Professor, Department of South & Southeast Asian Studies, University of California at Berkeley.

 

 

Ruben Carranza

 

 

 

Ruben Carranza, Senior Expert, International Center for Transitional Justice (NY), former Assistant Secretary of Defense (PH), and former Commissioner, Presidential Commission of Good Government (PH).

 

Endorsed by: Filipino Advocates for Justice (FAJ), Asian Pacific American Alliance (APALA) National, APALA Alameda County Chapter, and the Buena Vista United Methodist Church.

This event will be live streamed on the Akbayan North America Facebook page 

For more information, email: akbayan.usacanada@gmail.com

Light refreshments are to be provided.


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This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.


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