BAYAN-USA is a national alliance of 18 progressive Filipino organizations in the U.S. representing youth, students, women, workers, immigrants, scholars, and artists. Founded in 2005, it’s the oldest and largest overseas chapter of BAYAN-Philippines. For the past 10 years, BAYAN-USA has continued to educate and organize Filipinos around social and economic justice issues affecting our kababayan (fellow Filipinos) here in the U.S. and bridging them to the larger problems Filipinos still face in the Philippines. Our goal is to continue building and strengthening the national democratic movement to win genuine democracy, independence, and lasting change in the Philippines. For more info: BAYAN-USA Southern California
The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) is a global alliance of militant grassroots-based women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committed to advancing national and social liberation, and gender equality. It is an anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist, anti-patriarchy, anti-racist and anti-sexist alliance that aims to build international solidarity of women in the 21st century.
We, the women workers, peasants, indigenous, urban poor, professionals and academicians from Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America, are united in the goal of liberating women from historical oppression and exploitation and in establishing an alternative system founded on genuine democracy, freedom, justice, equality and peace.
We aspire for a society that recognizes, promotes and protects the rights and interests of women and is void of all forms of discrimination and violnce against women. We strive to intensify local struggles and campaigns against imperialism and capitalism, strengthen international solidarity, and contribute to the people’s struggle for national liberation, sovereignty and self-determination. For more info: Website
The International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) is an anti-imperialist and democratic formation (see ILPS Charter). It promotes, supports and develops the anti-imperialist and democratic struggles of the peoples of the world against imperialism and all reaction. It has a broad mass character and not subordinate to any political party, government or religion and affords equality to all participating organizations. It strives to realize the unity, cooperation and coordination of anti-imperialist and democratic struggles throughout the world.