Filipino American Angelenos listen attentively at FilAm Game Changers event held at the Los Angeles City Hall Council Chambers last October 25th. The successful outreach efforts were largely attributed to Councilmember Gil Cedillo's newest intern, Natalie Ricasa Bagaporo, a recent UCLA Samahang Pilipino graduate and immediate past president.
FilAm Game Changers speakers at LA City Hall (L-R) Maria-Karmina Landicho (LA Chargers digital content producer), AJ Rafael (Youtube sensation), Ricky Nierva (Art director at PIXAR Studios), G Tongi (former host of TV Kababayan Today Show), PJ Butta (93.5 KDAY on-air host & DJ)
FilAm Game Changers audience of over 100 students and community leaders and families fill the Los Angeles City Hall Council Chambers. Campuses represented included, USC, Cal State Long Beach, UCLA and Pasadena City College.
(L-R) LA Public Works Board Commissioner Joel Jacinto, Maria-Karmina Landicho, event emcee, with FilAM Game Changers panel speakers, AJ Rafael, Ricky Nierva, G Tongi, and PJ Butta.
UCLA students were able to attend the FilAm Game Changers event at LA City Hall by getting their own bus. Here in the LA City Hall Rotunda they lined up for refreshments and talk to the speakers / role models.