Celebrate Filipino American History Month!
Visions is celebrating Filipino American History Month!
This yearly celebration in October commemorates the first Filipinos to arrive in the continental United States at what is now Morro Bay on October 18, 1587.
According to the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), Filipino Americans are the second-largest Asian American group in the nation and the third-largest ethnic group in California.
Join us in honoring Filipino American history, people, art and culture. Check out some of the resources below to learn more about Filipino American history.
Filipino American National Historical (FANHS) Museum
Learn more about the National FANHS Museum in Stockton, which showcases the contributions that Filipino Americans have made to the United States.
Learn more about Stockton’s historic Little Manila neighborhood, and the effort to restore and revitalize this important chapter of Filipino American history.
Little Manila Dance Collective & Kulintang Academy
The Little Manila Dance Collective (LMDC) & Kulintang Academy connects San Joaquin County teaches students on traditional Philippine music, attire, and dance. It also offers dance programs that brings together the local community.
Google Arts & Culture: 10 Ways to Celebrate Filipino American History Month
This Google project explores the history, arts, and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States.