Filipinos in

new mexico





Feb. 20 - Deadline in submitting application for 2015 Outstanding Asian American Youth Award.  For details, see application.

Feb. 24, Tues, 10 am to 1 pm, OPEN HOUSE and light lunch, NM Asian Family Center.  See flyer for address and details.


2, Mon        Bataan March Registration (Youth Outreach) for the March 22 March in White Sands Missile Range.  Visit:

                    Bataan March 2015.

14, Sat        BOD Meeting Agenda  (BOD only)              

21, Sat        General Membership Meeting

22, Sun       Bataan Death March (for those participating).


11, Sat    Bataan Memorial Ceremony, noon, Bataan Park, corners of Carlisle and Lomas.

For the complete 2015 FAFNM schedule of activities, visit: FAFNM.


Ongoing:  Mondays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Corrales Elementary School (Room #7), 200 Target (corner of Corrales & Target Roads.).  Taught by a Filipina (who was based in New York), Pat Price, contact (917) 602-9451.  Description of workshop.

Tuition:  $60 for 4 sessions ($18/session) 10% discount for CAC members.

Contact:, Tel. 897-3351.

Corrales Art Center (CAC)

P O Box 1802, Corrales, NM 87048



Sept. 12, 6:00 pm, Venue to be announced.


Join the Filipino organizations:

All are 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations:

The Filipino American Foundation of New Mexico (FAFNM), former Filipino American Association of NM, has been in existence since 1973.  Visit:

Filipino American Foundation of NM

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The Filipino American National Historical Society Rio Grande (FANHS RG) has been in existence since 1998 and focuses on the history of Filipino Americans in the US.  It is one of the 30 chapters of a national organization, FANHS, all over the US.  The headquarter is in Seattle, WA.

Filipino American National Historical Society Rio Grande Chapter

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The Filipino American Community Council (FACC) is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.  FACC was designed to operate as an umbrella organization for other Filipino-American non-profits and organizations.  THE CENTRAL FOCUS OF FACC IS WRITING GRANTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FILIPINO COMMUNITY’S ACTIVITIES. 

More on FACC.

Support the Filipino businesses:

From DJ’s to Balikbayan boxes to Catering.

Visit:  Filipinos in NM page.

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Updated 02/02/15

The FIRST book and eBook about Filipino Americans in NM by the Filipino American National Historical Society Rio Grande are now available on book and eBook.  Visit: Fil-Am Experience.

Christmas Party & Other News

Congratulations to the FAFNM 2015 Board of Directors who were sworn in at the Christmas Party on Dec. 13 at Courtyard at the Marriott. For list of officers and BOD, visit FAFNM.

Also, congratulations to Kristelle Siarza (photo), FAFNM Vice President, for starting her new social media services company.  Visit: for details.