Transfer Retreat x PASS x UC Berkeley


I planned and implemented a Transfer Retreat for Filipino/Pilipinx transfer students at UC Berkeley—there hadn't been a Pil Transfer Retreat for about 10 years. At UC Berkeley, the Filipino student population stands around 3%. Transfer students are allotted an average of 2-3 years of attendance in comparison to traditional students who attend for 4+ years. [...]

Urban Youth Expressions x Rays Up x SSFHS


In collaboration with Joseph Magsaysay, we launched an afterschool creative arts program at South San Francisco High School. We reached out to Ethnic Studies teacher Aristel de la Cruz and implemented a program to engage youth and encourage creative writing and artistic expression. Over the course of two years, we met with students on a [...]

International Solidarity Mission Trip x Laya Youth


In 2017, I organized a mission trip to the Philippines for Laya, a grassroots community organization based in Daly City, CA. I led the planning, fundraising, and communication with partner groups in the Philippines. The focus of the trip revolved around education and international solidarity. We partnered with People’s Solidarity & Education Tours (PSET) [...]

Morenx Monday @ UC Berkeley


Through the 2018-2019 school year, I organized weekly community wellness sessions at UC Berkeley. The project was called Morenx Mondays. Inspired by Asia Jacksons #MagandangMorenx, this project was created to support Filipino/Filipinx students and celebrate our melanin. With the low representation on campus, and the pervasiveness of colorism in the Filipino community, it was important [...]

COVID-19 Community Resource & Calendar x FMHI-SMC


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, I worked with FMHI-SMC to release a community response page, needs assessment, and community calendar. I organized the info onto digital platforms, collating information from various community organizations. Problem: Due to the shelter-in-place and the quick onset of COVID-19, community centers had to close and resources were scattered—those [...]