More than 300 people mostly community resident veterans and widows attended the FASGI OPEN HOUSE that featured a pre-launch of FASGI’s new programs for the community.
New FASGI Executive Director Yey Coronel explained FASGI’s programs like the Veterans Center, FILVOTE, Community Gardening, Senior Coffee Club, Transitional Housing and Basic Computer Literacy that caters to the needs of the FilAm community.
During the brief Program, Albert Bataclan, FASGI’s communications director introduced the new FASGI Executive Director Yey Coronel-Alcid.
Also present were FASGI Asst, Executive Director Bernie Ganon and FASGI’s Board President Cris Liban.
There were performances by GALA, the Silverlake CBAS, The FASGI Cultural Group, Aida Santos, Chato Bueta, recognition of Filipino World War II Veterans, widows and relatives,parlor games and dancing.
The Community Day was held in partnership with KALAYAAN Inc, United Bicolandia of Los Angeles (UBLA), PINOY MINISTRY, PEOPLE’S CORE, Philippine Institute of Language and Arts (PILAC), Philippine Scouts Heritage Society (PSHS) , Justice for Filipino American Veterans(JFAV).
The Filipino American Library (FAL),Pilipino Workers Center (PWC), LAMBINI NG KALAYAAN/FILAM INTERNATIONAL, Knights of Rizal (KOR)-Historic Filipinotown, Rampart Village Neighborhood Council (RVNC), Sapphire Media Regency (SMR), and Temple-Westlake Neighborhood Development Corporation (TWNDC) .