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PHOTOS: Isang Mahal 10-21-2011

NCPP was proud to support the Liwanag Kultural Center once again for Filipino History Month (October)!  The annual Isang Mahal open-mic event attracted many talented performers.  NCPP, through Asian American Recovery Services (AARS) provided the sound system and took photographs.  We’re proud to support youth-friendly events that raise awareness of the issues we face as a community, especially here in North County San Mateo.

(Check out the gallery below!)

PHOTOS: UBE Pumpkin Decorating 10-20-2011

Did you know?: People who identify within the spectrum of LGBTQQI identities are at increased risk for substance use? ¹

NCPP was proud to support the Unity.Brotherhood.Empowerment (UBE) program of Liwanag Kultural Center with their annual Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Event.  UBE aims to organize queer Filipino men and their allies in San Mateo by providing a safe space, cultural education, and community building.

(Check out the gallery below!)


PHOTOS: D-Cypher: Dialogue With Bay Area Filipino Street Dancers 10-17-2011

NCPP was proud to support “D-Cypher: Dialogue With Bay Area Filipino Street Dancers” at the Liwanag Kultural Center.  Moderated by Alan David, D-Cypher featured some of the most influential Filipino street dancers from the Bay Area.  

Check out the pics!

PHOTOS: Built From Skratch 10-13-2011

NCPP was proud to support the Liwanag Kultural Center, Kalayaan School for Equity (KSE), and Rock the School Bells with a historical event called “Built From Skratch: Rediscovering the Pin@y DJ Scene in Daly City.”  Several pioneering DJs of Filipino-American heritage were gathered to talk about the roots of the Bay Area DJ scene, competition and collaboration between crews, and where the future of DJ innovation is headed.  

KSE coordinator Matt Ledesma organized this event to educate a younger generation of students about the tremendous contributions of Filipino-American DJs in the Bay Area.  Several other well-known DJs also attended in support of the event (check out the pictures below).



  Check out the pics for some incredible history in the making.