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Lillian Galedo

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Lillian Galedo

Executive Director
Filipinos for Affirmative Action
health of Filipino immigrants and Filipino-Americans
services for Filipino immigrants in the East Bay
health insurance referrals for Filipino newcomers
prevention of high-risk behaviors in Filipino youth


Lillian Galedo is executive director of Filipinos for Affirmative Action, an organization working to advance social and economic justice and realize democratic and human rights for Filipinos in the East Bay. FAA serves the more than 120,000 Filipinos in the East Bay, focusing on Union City in southern Alameda County, Oakland and Alameda in northern Alameda County, and San Pablo, Hercules and Pinole in west Contra Costa County. FAA focuses its work on the most vulnerable populations, including low- to moderate-income immigrants, newcomers and youth.

310 8th Street, Suite 308
Oakland  California  94607
United States
Office Phone: 
(510) 465-9876, ext. 308
Office Fax: 
(510) 465-7548


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