The Union City Educators team worked long and hard to bring the Filipino heritage into the schools of the New Haven School District in California—and they succeeded. What’s more, they were instrumental in getting a school named after Filipino labor leaders—the first public school in the U.S. to be named after Filipino American heroes.
To read NEA’s interview with Ivan, Joe and Tina click here.
Fight the fight. Don’t be afraid to share your truth. Don’t ever allow yourself to be silenced because when you allow that to happen, you’ll see it translated into the attitudes of your students.
– Ivan Virah Santos, Union City Educators