Roots Rhymes & Resistance is back for its fifth year to celebrate Filipino Women’s Resistance

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Toronto, ONRoots Rhymes and Resistance an annual concert fundraiser organized by Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada/Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (UKPC/FCYA) is back for its fifth year in Toronto. This year’s concert is entitled “Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance” to celebrate the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario’s (PWC-ON) 15th and the Philippine Women Centre of British Columbia’s (PWC-BC) 25th year anniversaries of educating, organizing and mobilizing the Filipino Canadian community. Roots Rhymes and Resistance will take place this fall on September 26, and will be held at the United Steelworkers Hall at 25 Cecil St, Toronto.

This event is dedicated to the ongoing contributions Filipino-Canadian women have made towards advancing women’s liberation within Canadian society, and the continuing dedication of PWC to take the revolutionary path in the struggle against patriarchy, gender oppression, racial discrimination and class exploitation.

This event will also provide an outlet for the collective voices and amazing talents of progressive artists and musicians ready to express their resistance and their work toward genuine social transformation.

Performances highlights include Jewstice League Klezmer Ensemble, and the Magkaisa Centre’s No Class Today band.

To reserve a seat, please email us at

Roots, Rhymes and Resistance: Celebrating Filipino Women’s Resistance
Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015

Time: 7:00 PM
Location: 25 Cecil St., Toronto, ON.
Tickets: $10.00

For more information contact:
Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance/Ugnayan ng Kabataang Pilipino sa Canada
John Malto


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