The Assembly of Filipinos.


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First Assembly of Filipinos meeting set for April 18th.

TORONTO – Following through with its proposal at the State of the Filipino Union (SOFU) forum held in February, the SOFU 2009 Organizing Committee is calling the first ever meeting of the Assembly of Filipinos on Saturday, April 18, 2009 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at Ryerson University.


The Assembly of Filipinos meeting will be the first annual gathering of representatives from different community organizations during which they can share information about their projects and activities, with the concrete objective of creating a community calendar.


Adhering to the principle of youth leadership, the meeting will be facilitated by the SOFU 2009 Organizing Committee – composed of members of Kapisanan Philippine Centre, the Filipino Students’ Association of Toronto and Migrante Ontario Youth – and is being hosted by the Filipino Canadian Association of Ryerson.


This is an inclusive event for all willing Filipino organizations and leaders. For more information about the Assembly of Filipinos, including location details, please contact