A press release by Manuel Caballero
JERSEY CITY – Filipinos in the State of New Jersey, home to over 100,000 Filipinos (latest US census), are getting excited as they prepare to hold a Pink Caravan For Vice President Leni Robredo in Jersey City on Dec. 12, 2021. Robredo is running for president of the Philippines in its May 2022 elections.
The caravan is being organized by Leni supporters under the United Filipinos of North America USA-New Jersey and 1SAMBAYAN USA-NJ Chapter. Two Bicolano organizations in NJ are actively supporting the Leni Caravan.
According to Edwin Josue, Ms. Loida Nicolas Lewis will attend the pro-Leni event. She is an ardent Robredo supporter. In fact, Loida is co-founder of Global Filipinos For Leni (GFFL) with members from over 30 countries. Originally from Sorsogon, Loida is regarded as “Mother of Filipinos in America” due to her long-time involvement in Fil Am community activities.
We also learned that Jillian Robredo, daughter of VP Leni, who is studying for a college degree in New York is being invited to attend.
Anyone who wishes to join the caravan may proceed to Lincoln Park by Duncan Avenue side starting at 8 AM on Dec. 12. Caravan starts at 10:00 AM. There will be group photo op and registration for the unregistered participants before the caravab. Fellowship will follow at same park at the end of motorcade.
Those who will join may bring food. They are requested to wear pink and decorate their cars with pink, but not with balloons (balloons are not allowed in Jersey City public activities like motorcades).
According to Google, weather forecast in Jersey City on Dec 12, day of Pink Leni Caravan, will be sunny with a high of 45 deg. and low of 33 deg. #