As UniPro NY begins their next class for the Internship Program, we are excited to welcome 3 students who have been selected to be a part of the program for the Spring 2019 class: Bianca-Anne Lucas, Kyla Palapar, and Abigail Anne Rafael.
On August 1, the new Executive Board of Pilipino American Unity for Progress, Inc.’s (UniPro) New York chapter began their one-year term. Appointed by the Board of Directors of the organization, Christine Sicwaten will lead the chapter as President, along with Anthony Castro as Vice President and Kristina London as Secretary.
On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, organizations serving the Asian American community held a press conference in response to the recent wave of immigration enforcement raids and executive orders by the new president. Gathered at the New York Immigration Coalition, community leaders spoke out on resulting atmosphere of fear and uncertainty in their communities.
In a major victory for the residents and businesses of Woodside, Community Board 2’s Land Use Committee voted unanimously on the evening of January 18 to reject the application of developers to expand and build a six-story 2,000-person capacity megachurch and parking lot in Woodside's "Little Manila" neighborhood.
A reflection of all that has been accomplished in UniPro's New York chapter in 2016, written by Stephanie Chrispin, President of UniPro NY. 2016 has been eventful, challenging, and fruitful, and we thank so many who have supported us, and look forward to continuing our work in 2017! Progress starts here.