Filipino American History Heritage Month
Join Jesuit's Pacific Islander club in celebrating during the month of October
An annual celebration of achievements by Filipino Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of Filipino people in U.S. history.
October was chosen to acknowledge the first arrival of Filipinos, who landed on what is now known as Morro Bay, CA on October 18, 1587.
Learn more about notable Filipino Americans . . .
- Labor and Civil Rights Leaders: Larry Itilong, Philip Vera Cruz
- Sports: Coach Spoelestra (Miami Heat), Doug Baldwin (Seattle Seahawks), Jordan Clarkson (Utah Jazz), Jalen Green (NBA G League) Tim Lincecum (SF Giants), Nate Robinson (NBA Retired)
- Entertainment: Jokoy, Jabbawockeez, Bruno Mars, Vanessa Hudgens, Lea Salonga, Shay Mitchell
- Artists: Marc Anthony, Shakira, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Learn & explore
Mr. Arcero, Mr. Bautista, Mr. Catambay, Coach Isaac, Coach Jay, Fr. Petrich, Mr. Ragotero
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