Filipinos in

new mexico



SIMBANG GABI with Filipino priests:

Dec. 21, Sun, 10:30 am, Prince of Peace Church, Tramway/Live Oak NE.   (The FAFNM Cultural Dance Group will be performing there.)

Donation of food/drink appreciated for Thursday gatherings ONLY.  Monetary offerings welcome for priests during each Mass.

*Please contact Emilie,

for address.  We do not post private addresses on this web.


Ongoing:  Mondays, 6:00 - 7:00 pm, Corrales Elementary School (Room #7).  Taught by a Filipina (who was based from New York), Pat Price, contact (917) 602-9451.

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




Jan. 27, Tues, 10 am to 1 pm

Feb. 24, Tues, 10 am to 1 pm

See flyer for address and details.


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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On Dec. 6, 2014 (FAFNM Membership Meeting), the Scholarship Committee and the new BOD of FAFNM have approved to invite college students (including students from UNM and universities outside of NM) who are active (paid) members of FAFNM to submit scholarship application directly to FAFNM.

See:  Scholarship Application Process


  1. BulletAPPLICATION FORM.  Also, please follow up by email if you don’t receive acknowledgement of your form.  All information can be found in this form.

Please note that the amount of funds you will receive (if approved) will depend upon several factors:  the number of applicants, the money available and funds raised, and the points you’ll receive in the application.

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 12/19/14

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.

For the past event regarding book, click on:  Book Launching.

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.