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Introducing the FIERCE Coalition

October 04, 2020
FIERCE (Filipinx Igniting Engagement for Reimagining Collective Em(POWER)ment)



Filipinx Igniting Engagement Through Re-Imagining Community EmPOWERment

The conveners of the Filipinx Policy Steering Committee proudly announce their rebranding as the FIERCE Coalition, which seeks to advance issues of Fil Am interests in Sacramento.

COVID-19, J1 Visa Holders and Other Precarious Migrants

July 08, 2020

In a March 30, 2020, the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies detailed the negative impacts COVID-19 has for undocumented Filipino and other populations. In this report, we examine the situation of Filipinos who may have legal status, but whose status may be threatened or precarious, especially in light of recent news media reports indicating that migrants on temporary employment visas like the H1B, which brings in health care professionals from abroad, fear deportation.

Stop AAPI Hate Regional Report

June 30, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to impact communities, incidents targeting Asians and Asian-Americans have increased due to perceived responsibility for the virus's origin. As of June 17, 2020, over 1,843 incidences of Anti-Asian Coronavirus discrimination have been reported via the CAA/A3PCON STOP AAPI HATE website, with 23 incidents happening in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Solano, and Yolo counties since the beginning of the pandemic. With the data, we found that the city and county of Sacramento reported the highest number of incidences.

COVID-19 API-Language Specific Prevention Guidelines

June 03, 2020

The Bulosan Center has been working closely with Asian and Pacific Islander groups in the Great Sacramento region to respond to the needs of the API community during the COVID-19 crisis.

Our interns have produced short videos in different API languages to make information on local resources more accessible to members of the community that can be found at

Please share these resources widely.