Welcome to TheFilAmDC.com, a new online newsmagazine for Filipinos in the Washington metropolitan area. We are a partner site of The FilAm, a popular online magazine that serves the New York Tri State.
Described as a community of educated and affluent Americans, the D.C. metro area — which includes Maryland, Virginia and a portion of West Virginia — is home to 75,444 Filipino Americans, according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
The FilAm D.C. will showcase the accomplishments of Filipino Americans in politics, business, technology, arts, health & sports as well as the academe, where Filipinos are known to be outstanding students and dedicated teachers.
We welcome articles on fascinating personalities, commentary on politics or pop culture, as well as personal essays about American life. Movie and book reviews are most welcome. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for your press releases, story ideas and feedback.