We’ll be at Unidad Park to celebrate Larry Itliong. Come out and join the LA Filipino American community! Event includes a staged theater reading, community performances, community leaders speeches, and Q&A with Journey co-writer Gayle Romasanta and Illustrator Andre Sibayan.
We are so excited to be part of an artist talk and part of a discussion about how to include Filipino American history in collective storytelling. Please note that this Sunday event will have three stops that are all very near each other. You can RSVP here.
Sabine Street Studios, host Anthony Pabillano
1907 Sabine St
Houston, TX 77007
The Silos at Sawyer Yards, host Rachel Gonzales
1502 Sawyer Street
Houston, TX 77007
3rd stop: Future Tribez mural by Royal Sumikat
We’re excited to see ACPA’s 10th anniversary show, Daloy (Flow). Come by, purchase books and merch and watch a beautifully done show. Tickets are free - $18! Get more information and your tickets here.
We’ll have book sales and signing at Undiscovered SF, San Francisco SOMa Pilipinas district. This is our second year at Undiscovered SF! We love what they’re doing for the neighborhood and for small Fil-Am owned businesses. More information about Undiscovered SF here.
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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Book talk with illustrator Andre Sibayan and cowriter Gayle Romasanta. Q & A and video showing of Dr. Dawn Mabalon and book sales and signing.