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OUR Track Record

       In October, PACCAL was officially founded.



        Supported the Filipino Veteran's Appeal for the passage of the Equity Bill.

          Started voter's registration drive.

          Cultural programs such as the drama play "Back to The Roots"

          "Palarong Bata" games/tournaments for children



        Bone Marrow Donation Education Drive, in collaboration with the Filipino American Catholic Action

          Started well-being checks on some Filipino American seniors and veterans.

          Assisted in getting them bus transportation, paperwork and helping them with their social and           

               recreational activities.



        Annual gift giving and toy drive for indigent children (In collaboration with various community based organizations.)



        1st Youth and Family Forum (A needs assessment and focus group discussions). 

          Organized to bring Filipino Americans together to open address issues and concerns affecting the youth,

               the elderly, the family, and the community.

          Joined the Billboard Action Coalition of the Hudson County Community Partnership, a coalition of diverse

              community based organizations that campaigned against alcohol & tobacco



        Spearheaded a collaborative effort with the Jersey City Public Library in bringing a large collection of

              Filipiniana books to all the library branches in Jersey City in response to the needs of the Filipino

               American youth to know more about their cultural history and heritage and to help them resolve

               their identity crisis.


Helped organize a community-based Filipino American Youth League and sponsored some of its

              members in getting scholarships to attend youth leadership conferences and training camps outside of

               Jersey City

          Held a 2nd Youth and Family Forum (A needs assessment and focus group discussions). Organized to

               bring Filipino Americans together to address health issues such as HIV/AIDS and substance abuse.

          Participated in cultural sensitivity meetings and training with the Jersey City Police Department and

               the International Institute to address the gang issue among the Filipino American youths in Jersey City.

Participated in the CFNJ-POPS sponsored Parenting Skills Training and Group Facilitating

          Held a 1st Parents Workshop organized for doing needs assessment the goal of which was to address

                  the issues and concerns of Filipino parents of American born and raised children.

          Held a 2nd Parents Workshop organized to do needs assessment on HIV/AIDS and other parental

                concerns like teen-age pregnancy, sex education, drugs, and gangs.

         Collaborated with the Association of Filipino Teachers in America to teach Pilipino, Philippine History

               and Culture, songs and folk dances to Jersey City youths through the "Super Saturdays Programs of

               the Jersey City Public Schools"

          Organized holiday celebrations, educational and cultural workshops for adults and children from diverse

                backgrounds and ethnicities in conjunction with the CFNJ-POPS Project.

          Assisted battered Filipino American women (6 cases)  with their court cases accompanying them

               (as moral support) during their court dates, writing letters and calling agencies for assistance in

               home shelter, welfare application and looking for affordable and/or free legal assistance.

          Assisted Filipino-American families with children having problems on drugs, gang involvement;

               child custody referring them to appropriate agencies and programs, providing them

               paperwork assistance, and support group assistance.


          Women’s History Month Awards

          Reading America Program (In collab with JC Free Public Library and funded by MetLife Foundation)

          CFNJ-POPS Sponsored Parenting Skills Training 

          Filipiniana Exhibits (Promoting Philippine Heritage and Culture)

          Alcohol and Tobacco Billboard Alert

          Social and Recreational Activities for Seniors

          HIV/AIDS Outreach Program

          Voters Registration and Citizenship Drives with other Hudson County organizations

          Gang Prevention Activities

          Diabetes Education and Prevention Programs

          Cultural and Folk Arts Program

          Referrals to affordable medical check-ups and health services to the Horizon Health Center

         On review for publishing



Atlantic Day Trip  (January)                          PACCAL created masks for the Community

Weekly Committee Meet for WHM Gala      Food delivery to Davita and Christ Hospital

Healthy Heart Healthy Family Program          Mask Initiative Give-Away

Monthly Outreach Calls to Older Adults         Signing MOA with JCI New Jersey (Aug 18)

Monthly Members’ Meeting                        Thanksgiving Package to Seniors

Atlantic Day Trip (March) **X                      October PACCAL Awards **X

Covid Advisories (StartedMid March)            Free Covid Testing Initiative with Hudson Medical Plaza

Women’s History Month Awards Gala **X    Christmas Giving

Fundraiser for Frontliners and Seniors

Census Initiative with AAPI

                                    **x – Canceled due to Pandemic



        CAM’s Acquaintance Dinner (Mar 8)

        Dedication and Blessing of the Blessed Mother Statue at Our Lady of Victories (Aug 15)

JC Census FB Live 2020 Forum (Sep 9)

Zoom with Con Gen Petronila Garcia (Oct 28)



FIESTA IN AMERICA’S Great Filipino American Outdoor Event (Aug 16)



Monthly Board Meeting                              Memorial Day Recognition 96-yo veteran Capt. Pablo Barros (Jun 12)

Healthy Heart Healthy Family Program           Farmer’s Market Outreach

Monthly Outreach Calls to Older Adults         Picnic in the Park with SCI and LFR

Weekly Committee Meet for WHM Gala       OralHealth Survey  with Dr. Ea

Monthly Members’ Meeting                         Global Outreach Book Drive

Covid Advisories (continued)                        October PACCAL Awards

Women’s History Month Awards Gala (Zoom) Christmas Luncheon with Harborview Seniors

Zumba & Dance via Zoom                           Christmas Party at PACCAL

PACCAL Time, Coffee Time (Feb 13)              Fundraiser for Typhoon Odette Victims

Medicare Basics                                        Community Christmas at Cabalen - **X

                                   **X – canceled due to omicron



Bergenfield’s Candlelight Vigil (Mar 27)

Stop Asian Hate Rally (Apr 10)

Meeting ConGen Elmer Cato (Apr 26)

JCI New Jersey Innovation Awards (Apr 30)

Issue’s & Inspiration Mother’s Day w Ms  Lumen Castaneda, Past Pres PACCAL (May 7)

PIDCI’s Virtual Commemoration (Jun 6)

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification’s 1st

Knights of Rizal and Ladies for Rizal’s 160th Bday Anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal (Jun 19)

FABLLI’s Bisekleta Mo, Kinabukasan Mo (Jul 23)

Phenom and FABLLI’s Golf Tourney (July 24)

Guesting at KapTV (Jul 31)

Attended JSQ Association (Aug 9)

Ati-Atihan’s Hawaiian Event (Aug 21)

JCI Senate of NJ + JCI NJ Camp Jaycee Picnic (Sep 11)

KOR’s Summer Event (Sep 11)

JCI Jersey City “Rice of Love”  for Cagayan (Sep 14)

PAFCOM’s Western Party (Oct 2)

Mass for Ms. Luningning Ambrosio (Oct 10)

KOR’s 5th Jose Rizal Circle of Excellence Awards (Dec 5)

PCGNY Virtial Town Hall (Dec 30)



Filipino Heroes Award from United Federation for World Peace (May 30)

Heroes Award from Fiesta in America People's Ball (Aug 22)

Citation from Jersey City Office of the City Council (Oct 31)




Monthly Board Meeting                              Medicare Basics

Healthy Heart Healthy Family Program           Farmer’s Market Outreach

Monthly Outreach Calls to Older Adults          Picnic in the Park

Weekly Committee Meet for WHM Gala       Global Outreach Book Drive

Monthly Members’ Meeting                         Saturday Morning Walks (April 16 to May 28)

Covid Advisories (continued)                        October PACCAL Awards

Women’s History Month Awards Gala (moved from March to Jun 12)


JCI New Jersey Year End and JCI New Jersey Induction 2022 (Mar 13)

PIDCI's Grand Marshall Gala (Mar)

PIDCI's Diwa at Ginoo ng Kalayaan (Apr 16)

SCI's Windcreek DayTrip to Casino Fundraiser
CAM's Santacruzan at Flores De Mayo Gala (May 7)

KOR's Windcreek Day Trip to Casino Fundraiser (May 28)

CAM's Santacruzan and Street Fair (May 29)





Monthly Board Meeting                              Medicare Basics

Healthy Heart Healthy Family Program           Farmer’s Market Outreach

Monthly Outreach Calls to Older Adults          Picnic in the Park

WHM Gala (canceled this 2023)                Global Outreach Book Drive

Monthly Members’ Meeting                         Saturday Morning Walks (April 16 to May 28)

October PACCAL Awards



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