Tag: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Filipino veteran Franco Arcebal testifies before Congress - Photo: ACFV.

Stimulus Package Includes Long-Awaited Reward for Filipinos Who Fought for the U.S.

After a decades-long fight, Filipinos who served in the U.S. Armed Forces in World War II see their claim recognized by the American government thanks to the Obama administration’s stimulus package.

The Southwest School of Arts and Craft was one of the Latino organizations that received ARRA funds in Texas - Photo: Southwest School

Federal Stimulus Funds for the Arts Leave Out Latino Organizations, Group Claims

President Obama’s stimulus package allocated $50 million for cultural institutions, but only a few tens of thousands have gone to Latino groups.