The purpose of this organization is to increase the popularity of our common interests. We hope to add new members so
we will be able to grow and expand. We also want to have fun while when we are together and working on projects. By developing
relationships and friendships, the organization will become even stronger.
Filipino American National Historical Society New Jersey Chapter (the FANHS New Jersey Chapter) was established as the 27th
Chapter of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) that was founded in 1982 in Seattle. It’s a community-based organization whose mission is to preserve, document,
and present Filipino American history and to support scholarly research and artistic works which reflect that rich past.
Our mission is to further promote the interests of our organization and our members to the community. We strive to make
a difference by educating the public and expanding our reach.
The national office operates year-round to lend expertise and support to its chapters
across the United States and is recognized as the primary informational resource on Filipino Americans for community organizations;
primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities; local and national museums and historical associations; independent
authors, playwrights, and filmmakers; and teachers, students, and scholars. We are the local agency of this wonderful national
Yesterday's history, tomorrow's a mystery.
Today is a gift,and that's why we call it the present.