About eleven months after being demoted from her position as principal of Chula Vista High School (CVHS), Mary Rose Peralta was reinstated as full-fledged principal at Otay Ranch High School.
Amidst the surge of the Covid-Pandemic happening in the Philippines today, a fire swept through the neighborhood of Samala-Marquez and displaced over 500 families on Friday morning, March 19th.
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O U R P R O J E C T S
Filgrimage: The Digital Series is the first installment of a docu-style multi-episode digital series that tells the story of 8 young Fil-Ams who participated in a Filgrimage trip in July 2019. It shows the transformational journey of the Filgrimage participants as they embark on a journey to various parts of their homeland, the Philippines.
This project is made in partnership with The Fililpino Channel
An educational series that tells the story of The Philippines and its people, in an easy to learn format. The project aims to bring context and understanding about our heritage and identity to the global Filipino youth.
Through the use of animation, compelling musical score, and inspiring story, the project hopes to become more engaging and viewable for the young generation of viewers.
Coming soon this 2021.
I N T H E C O M M U N I T Y
Samala Marquez: A community of 1000 families displaced by a fire that destroys 500 homes
Amidst the surge of the Covid-Pandemic happening in the Philippines today, a fire swept through the neighborhood of Samala-Marquez and displaced over 500 families on Friday morning, March 19th. Over 1000 residents are now left with nothing. No food. No Shelter. No way of living. More info >>
When Fil-Ams Take a Stand
Bias and discrimination in the US have been the center of many major movements over the decades. Today, more Filipino-Americans are taking a stand and raising their voices when their freedom and livelihoods are threatened.
This is how Principal Mary Rose Peralta’s story starts. This video shows that no amount of discrimination and racism can ever break the Filipino spirits as long as we’re together, uniting for what we believe in. Walang Iwanan.
Three hundred (300) Filipino-Americans stood up for Mary Rose, think of what 30,000 can do.
What is The Filipino School?
The Filipino School seeks to EDUCATE, AWAKEN, and EMPOWER the Filipino-American individuals. It is an avenue for Filipino-Americans like you to get a chance to know more about your Filipino culture and heritage. It inspires you to connect and re-connect with your Filipino roots and as a result awakens your Bayanihan spirit: working together to help others in pursuit of uplifting the community and the Filipino Nation.