April 13, 2022



Register now for ANAK's TULAYAN Youth Forum 2022 on Saturday April 30, 2022

This year’s theme - TULAYAN - is a Tagalog word for the pathway/area around a bridge and serves as a metaphor for how we navigate finding ourselves in the space between. Participants will hear from community innovators and explore cultural identity through provocative issues in group discussions and interactive workshops.

ANAK is pleased to welcome keynote presenter, Gelaine Santiago, the Toronto-based award-winning entrepreneur, speaker, writer and content marketing coach for BIPOC founders. Filipino/a/x youth ages 14+ are invited to participate in this free online event.

Complete the registration form ( Download )

Online access to this Youth Forum will be emailed to registered participants.
To inquire contact 204-293-4100 or info@anak.ca.

Support TULAYAN! Ad sponsorship opportunity available ( Download ).
To inquire contact 204-293-4100 or info@anak.ca.

April 1, 2022

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship 2022

ANAK is pleased to present its sixteenth annual “Liwayway Scholarship for Leadership Excellence” to Filipino-Canadian students in Grade 12, who demonstrate a commitment to preserving and promoting Philippine heritage.

Two (2) scholarships of $500 will be awarded in June 2022, and winning essays will be published locally.

To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must:
  • Provide official school transcripts demonstrating a B (70% or 3.0) grade point average or better in three 40S courses (including English);
  • Refer to ANAK’s Oral History Handbook found on the ANAK website;
  • Provide a list of up to five interview questions used during the oral history interview; and
  • Complete a 500-word (2 pages double-spaced) typed essay in response to the following question:
    “In what ways does our Filipino/a/x community create connection to culture and identity while navigating the space between the homeland and the diaspora?”
    Essays must include direct quotes from one or more interviewees and provide personal reflection on what community history means to the applicant.

Successful applicants are subject to an interview (via Zoom)
on June 1, 2022 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Click here to access 2022 Scholarship Application Resources

Application Deadline: May 27, 2022

September 30, 2021

UWIAN NA (Time to Come Home)

Ever wondered about what is outside of the mainstream Philippine/Tagalog narrative?
ANAK is pleased to present UWIAN NA (Time to Come Home) a speaker series dedicated to breaking down the perception of Philippine culture and identity as a monolith.