Apr
14
12:00 PM12:00

San Francisco: Book talk and signing

Join the California Historical Society and Bridge and Delta Publishing for a book talk and signing of Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong. This children’s book, written by the late and great historian Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Ph.D. with Gayle Romasanta, and richly illustrated by Andre Sibayan, tells the story of often forgotten United Farm Workers co-founder, Larry Itliong, his migration to the United States, and his lifelong fight for a farmworkers union. This is the first book written about Larry Itliong.

Co-author Gayle Romasanta will talk about the book writing process, sign books and show a video of Dr. Mabalon talking about the importance of Larry Itliong's work. Books, merchandise will be available.

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National Book Tour Kick-off & Delano Pilgrimage
Feb
8
to Feb 10

National Book Tour Kick-off & Delano Pilgrimage

Bridge and Delta Publishing in partnership with the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS), and PapaLoDown Agency takes “Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong,” on a 15-city national book tour, starting with Delano, California, on Feb. 8, 2019. This is the first nonfiction illustrated children’s book about Filipino American history, and the first book ever written about Larry Itliong. The children’s book written by the late historian Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Ph.D., with Gayle Romasanta and illustrated by Andre Sibayan tells the story of forgotten United Farm Workers (UFW) cofounder, Larry Itliong, his migration to the United States and his lifelong fight for a farmworkers union. Delano is the first stop of the national book tour with events planned in Seattle, WA; Wapato, WA; New York; Washington DC; Virginia Beach, VA;  Honolulu, HI; Anchorage, AK; Southfield, MI; Lansing, MI; Chicago, IL; San Diego, CA; Houston, TX; Stockton, CA; SF Bay Area; with more cities to be announced.

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Jan
27
11:00 AM11:00

Los Angeles: Book talk and signing @ The Park's Finest

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Join The Park's Finest and Bridge and Delta Publishing for a Los Angeles Book launch and book signing of Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong. This children’s book, written by the late and great historian Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, Ph.D. with Gayle Romasanta, and richly illustrated by Andre Sibayan, tells the story of often forgotten United Farm Workers co-founder, Larry Itliong, his migration to the United States, and his lifelong fight for a farmworkers union. This is the first book written about Larry Itliong.

Co-author Gayle Romasanta will talk about the book writing process with Dr. Mabalon, sign books and show rare video of Dr. Mabalon talking about the importance of Larry Itliong's work. Books, merchandise and of course The Park's Finest BBQ will be available for purchase.  


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Jan
26
4:00 PM16:00

Los Angeles: Book signing @ UCLA

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Join us as we celebrate and pay tribute to the life of Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon.

About this Event

The UCLA community invites you to celebrate the life of Dr. Dawn Mabalon, a UCLA alumni who passed away on August 10, 2018. Dawn was a UCLA Asian American Studies MA 1997 and History BA 1994 alumna. She was a Professor at San Francisco State University in the History Department. All graduate and undergraduate students and organizations, alumni, faculty and staff impacted by Dawn are invited to join. We also invite the public at large, especially family, friends, and colleagues who would like to pay their respects to her life and work.

A tribute will take place on January 26 in Ackerman Ballroom where food and drinks will be served. Beginning on January 20 and culminating on the day of the event, there will also be an art exhibit titled "Growing Up Dawn" in the Kerckhoff Art Gallery, showcasing Dawn's contributions to Filipino American life, as well as provide a retrospective of her time at UCLA and beyond.

If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact dawnlatribute@gmail.com

Supported By:

UCLA Asian American Studies Center

UCLA Pilipino American Graduate Student Association

UCLA Pilipino Alumni Association

Organizations from the UCLA Mabuhay Collective

Asian and Pacific Islander Americans in Historic Preservation

Filipino American National Historical Society

Little Manila Foundation

Food Provided By:

The Park's Finest

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