FPACC Launches Inaugurual Creative Council at it’s First Summit at The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, Washington D.C.

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This is an opportunity to make history in unifying and empowering the Filipino community in a way that will have significant social impact for decades”
-Brad Baldia, FPACC National Executive Director

    ARLINGTON, VA, December 17, 2021 /24-7PressRelease/ — Top Fil-Am celebrities gather for a collective summit and will be inducted as cultural ambassadors by His Excellency, Jose Manuel G. Romualdez – Ambassador for Republic of the Philippines to the United States of America.

Confirmed celebrity council members include:

Dante Basco

Darion Basco

Krista Kleiner

Ace Doligosa

Bailey Munoz

Troy Laureta

Ruby Ibarra

Princess Punzalan

Francis Lara Ho

Arnel Pineda

Jake Zyrus

Phil Tayag

Clint Ramos

Geena Rocero

Byron Atienza

Josie Smith Malave

Vallerie Castillo-Archer

Regina Aquino


Shamus Murphy

Nate Calima

Reggie Lee

Sean Michael Afable

Diane Paragas

Nicole Ponseca

Roslynn Alba Cobarrubias

Josie Harrison

Tom Cunanan

Jeppy Paraiso

In addition to discussing Filipino Americans and their place in entertainment, they will also be diving into critically important issues such as Asian Hate and Systemic Racism in Hollywood. This will be the launch of FPACC’s Creative Council whose goal is to amplify the visibility and social impact of Filipinos, bringing our stories and issues to the mainstream!

Keynote Speaker: His Excellency, Philippine Ambassador Jose Manuel Romualdez

List of speakers also include:

Professor Gem Daus, University of Maryland, who will facilitate a discussion about systemic racism in Hollywood and in mainstream America

The topic of “Stop Asian Hate” will be spearheaded by:

Ben DeGuzman from the D.C. Mayor’s office, Asian American and Pacific-Islander Affairs, as well as Marita Etcubanez from The Asian American Justice Center

“Our mission is “Community-building through Bayanihan Spirit”. This is an opportunity to make history in unifying and empowering the Filipino community in a way that will have significant social impact for decades.”

-Brad Baldia, National Executive Director

The Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce is 25 years old and represents the business community of the 4.3 Million Filipinos in the US and abroad. It has 39 chambers including all over the US, Mexico and growing globally in Australia, New Zealand, etc. FPACC’s most recent chambers include the Hollywood Filipino Chamber of Commerce and the Diversity Chamber of Commerce of Nevada.


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