Lillian Galedo

Executive Director, Filipinos For Affirmative Action

Lillian Galedo is Executive Director of Filipinos For Affirmative Action in Oakland, CA, where she has worked since 1980 towards its mission of organizing, leadership development, service provision, and advocacy for social and economic justice. Lillian is also the national co-chair of the National Alliance for Filipino Veterans Equity (NAFVE), working to win recognition and equal status for Filipino WWII veterans.

Lillian is a founding board member of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (NNIRR), is currently on the board of Oakland Asian Cultural Center, and is chair of the East Bay Asian Consortium. She is a recipient of the Wallace Gerbode Fellowship (1990), the Bannerman Fellowship (1997) and Eureka Communities Fellowship (1998).

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