Anakbayan is a Filipino youth and student social justice organization aiming to educate Filipino youth and students about the struggle for genuine democracy and liberation. Anakbayan LA is made up of youth in the Southern California region, many of which are based in Long Beach.
Anakbayan was formed in the Philippines in 1998 under the National Democratic Movement. To this day, Anakbayan has 140 chapters in the Philippines. Here in the US, we have 7 chapters nationwide. LA, San Diego, East Bay/Norcal, Silicon Valley, Seattle, Chicago, New York, and New Jersey.