Balikbayan: Unpacking the People’s Struggle in the Philippines


“Balikbayan” is a Pilipino word for “going back home.”

In commemoration of International Human Rights Day and NYCHRP’s 11th Anniversary, hear from members who have returned stateside from our annual program Exposure Trip: Philippine Social Realities (Expo). Expo is a rare opportunity to integrate with communities in the Philippines who are ravaged by human rights violations and to learn how they are organizing to defend their rights to a peaceful livelihood. Continue reading