‘Barongs of our Fathers’ Celebrates Filipino Fathers

Stacy Cabales created the art and music festival “Barongs of our Fathers” to honor and acknowledge Filipino fathers, to be held June 28th at the Foley Cultural Center in Vallejo, California. Created as her project in the Self-Expression and Leadership Program offered by Landmark Education, Cabales decided to have the event be fundraiser for The Bayanihan Clinic, a Sacramento clinic that provides culturally and linguistically sensitive primary care to the underserved Filipino population, particularly World War II Veterans and recent immigrants.

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Acknowledgment of a Stepfather

Alia Ramer of New Jersey Jewish News has written a personal column for the publication, which in commemoration of Father’s Day (this Sunday, June 21), tells of the appreciation Ramer has for her step-father. In the column, Ramer acknowledges the Landmark Forum as making a critical difference in her having a close relationship with him.

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