Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Celebrate Filipino American History Month!

In celebration of the inaugural Larry Itliong Day and in honor of his life and legacy, the County of San Diego Filipino-American Employees’ Association (CSDFEA) is proud to present the inaugural CSDFEA Larry Itliong Essay Contest. 

"A bill requiring California to annually observe “Larry Itliong Day” unanimously passed the State Assembly on Thursday, April 9, 2015. Under AB 7, authored by Assembly Member Rob Bonta (Dem-Oakland) — the first Filipino-American elected to the state’s Assembly — October 25, Itliong’s birthday, will be the designated day to commemorate the Filipino American farm labor organizer."


1. Open to Filipino-American high school and undergraduate college students who are residents of San Diego County.
2. Essay must be no less than 300 words and no more than 500 words in length, type-written using size 12 font and double-spaced.
3. Only one entry per student, entry must be the work of only one student.
4. Essay entries must be original and not previously published. Essays found to be plagiarized will be automatically disqualified and student will be prohibited from entering any future CSDFEA competitions.
5. Essay entries must be submitted electronically tocsdfea@sdcounty.ca.gov along with application form.
6. Winner must be able to attend awarding ceremony on October 21, 2015.

For more info >>> http://csdfea.weebly.com/larry-itliong-scholarship-program.html