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By Rene Ciria Cruz,Cindy Domingo,Bruce Occena,Augusto F. Espiritu

A Time to upward thrust is an intimate inspect the workings of the KDP, the one innovative association that emerged within the Filipino American group throughout the politically turbulent Seventies and �80s. Overcoming cultural and sophistication variations, individuals of the KDP banded jointly in one nationwide association to mobilize their neighborhood into civil rights and antiwar routine within the usa and within the struggle for democracy and nationwide liberation within the Philippines and elsewhere.

These own bills rfile recruitment, organizing, and coaching within the KDP. greater than two-thirds of the tales are by means of ladies, reflecting the robust function they performed within the association and its management. additionally integrated are chapters at the fight for justice for murdered KDP and union leaders Silme Domingo and Gene Viernes. those memoirs supply political insights and encouraging examples of private braveness that would resonate today.

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