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Promoting the Filipino Culture
On August 12, 1898, an armistice was signed between the United States and Spain ceding the Philippines for the sum of $20 M making the Philippines a protectorate of the United States. Nieves McRoberts – Lukasik, Vice President of the United States Pinoys For Good Governance Michigan and Chairperson of the Asian Rice Festival, discusses the importance on educating the community about the Filipino culture and the Asian Rice Festival.
Connecting Youth to Opportunities
According to a report from The Social Science Research Council, Detroit’s young people had the third largest rate of disconnection in the nation, among Black students the rate was over 25 percent. Amy Nederlander, Founder and President of L!fe Leaders discusses how youth are disconnected from opportunities and how her organization is working to change that.