Sunday, May 5th 2-4pm
John F. Kennedy Library
505 Santa Clara St. Vallejo
The McCune Collection presents: Mel Orpilla: Filipinos in Vallejo
Vallejo native Mel Orpilla, author, historian and Asian-Pacific advocate discusses his book "Filipinos in Vallejo", providing a fascinating insider's look at Filipino history and culture. Passionate about the importance of this rich heritage, Mel has dedicated his efforts towards a greater understanding and awareness of Vallejo's Filipino community.
Tuesday, May 7th 4-5pm
Vacaville Public Library- Cultural Center
1020 Ulatis Dr. Vacaville
"I hated school. It's embarrassing when your peer would correct your spelling paper and you had practically nothing...The literacy program has really helped me by encouraging me. I never got that when I was a kid."
Listen to Ron's Story