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Filipinx American US History Classes

School-age children can now deepen their understanding of Filipinx American history with our specialized classes at the community center. Our experienced instructors will provide a comprehensive curriculum that covers the rich and diverse history of Filipinx Americans in the United States, empowering children with knowledge and appreciation of their cultural heritage.

Program Information

Our programs are catered to your child's age group.

Filipino American Me 

Recommended School Level: Kindergarten - Grade 5 (Elementary School)

Learn about our Filipino American history through crafts, games, and interactive activities! We will start with learning about the Philippines and then talk about how and why Filipinos came to the United States. In this class we will learn more about who we are and how we make history too!

Taught by: Educators from Filipino American Educators of Washington's RACE Cohort 

Class Schedule: Sundays 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

  • April 30

  • May 7

  • May 21

  • May 28

  • June 4

  • June 11

Our History Through the Filipino American Lens

Recommended School Level: Grade 6 - Grade 8 (Middle School)

Maximum Capacity: 18

Interested in learning more about how Filipino Americans made history here in Washington and across the nation?  In this class you will learn Philippine history, how and why Filipinos came to the United States from the Philippines, how the Filipino American identity was formed, and how Filipino Americans impact our current history. Express your own understanding of history and place in history in the activities planned for this class. Meet other students and experience activities that help us explore our identity and how we are making history too!

Taught by: Educators from Filipino American Educators of Washington's RACE Cohort 

Class Schedule: Sundays 3:00 - 4:30 PM

  • May 7

  • May 28

  • June 11

  • June 25

 

Our History Through the Filipino American Lens

Recommended School Level: Grade 9 - Grade 12 (High School)

Maximum Capacity: 18

Interested in learning more about how Filipino Americans made history here in Washington and across the nation?  In this class you will learn Philippine history, how and why Filipinos came to the United States from the Philippines, how the Filipino American identity was formed, and how Filipino Americans impact our current history. Express your own understanding of history and place in history in the activities planned for this class. Meet other students and experience activities that help us explore our identity and how we are making history too!

Taught by: Educators from Filipino American Educators of Washington's RACE Cohort 

Class Schedule: Sundays 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

  • April 30

  • May 21

  • June 4

  • June 25

Program Fees and Requirements

  1. Classes at the Innovation Learning Center are free of charge for youth participating in the Youth Development Program.

    • ​In order for the classes to be free, youth must have consistent attendance of the youth program and full completion and attendance of the Innovation Learning Center Classes.

  2. Any additional classes not part of the Youth Program must be paid for at the Innovation Learning Center.

  3. Use of the Makerspace at the Innovation Learning Center is free of charge if equipment is part of the class. Any additional use of the Makerspace and it’s equipment outside of class curriculum must be paid for with Makerspace at the Innovation Learning Center.

FilAm History Fees

Filipinx American US History Class Registration

To drop off form in-person, download and complete this registration form.

Student Information

Parent/Guardian #1 Information

Parent/Guardian #2 Information

Emergency Contact

Please provide the name of a legal adult who can be reached if the Parents/Guardians are unavailable.

Authorized Pick-ups

Additional Information

Is your child limited in English-speaking?
Is your child an immigrant, refugee, or new arrival to the U.S.?
Is your child experiencing homelessness?
Does your child have special needs?
Does your child qualify for free or reduced-cost lunch?
What is your child's gender?
What is your child's ethnicity? (Please check all that apply)
Total gross income for your household based on HUD guidelines?

Refer to HUD Guidelines below.

Health & Medical Information

Does your child have an Epi-pen?

Parent/Guardian Agreement

It is the policy of Filipino Community of Seattle (FCS) to provide a safe and healthy environment for all students. Some of our program activities involve group movement and science experiments in addition to outdoor activities and field trips. FCS takes measures to minimize potential hazards. However, these activities carry some unavoidable risk of injury or exposure to common communicable diseases.


Parent Consent: I have read the above statement and I give my permission for my child to participate in activities with the FCS. I authorize FCS to act on behalf of my child in the event of an emergency and if my designated alternate or I cannot be reached. I waive and release FCS from any liability connected with illness or injury, which may arise in connection with his/her participation in FCS activities.

Occasionally, the Filipino Community of Seattle uses photographs of students for promotional and reporting purposes. If your child’s photo is used, their name as well as your name may or may not appear along with the image.
FilAm-USHistory-Registration
Questions?

Email youth@filcommsea.org if you have any questions about any of FCS’s Youth Development programs.

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