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Welcome to FANHS-HR!  We value your time and attention, so please enjoy our website and all of the content and resources.  We work towards the preservation and education of the Filipino American culture and history through the participation of intergenerational volunteers and audiences.  We welcome everyone to join us in this endeavor.

Dedication of Virginia Historical Marker Honoring Filipino Sailors

The event will be held in the Philippine Cultural Center of Virginia (4857 Baxter Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23462) on May 28, 2022, from 10:00 AM through 12:00 PM.

Scheduled Meetings!

All of our local chapter meetings (FANHS-HR) are held on the fourth Sunday of the month, unless otherwise announced.

Great News! 501(c)(3) Status!

Thanks to the efforts of our FANHS-HR leadership, our 501c3 tax-exempt status is now official! To see a copy of the letter from the IRS, please check out this post: 501c3 Approval Letter.

Previous Events

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October 2020

October 5 – No History, No Self; Know History, Know Self

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Mel Orpilla created one of the first and most popular presentations entitled, “No History, No Self. Know History, Know Self.” With the power of Zoom, you will be able to enjoy our powerful and enlightening American experience when it comes alive with Mel’s iconic showcase.

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October 12 – Filipino American Literature

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What is Filipino American Literature?
Join this rare discussion featuring two icons in Filipino American literature.

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