Become a Member


As a member, you will receive discounts on all events organized by FANHS-Midwest including, but not limited to, the 2018 National Conference. You will be on our mailing list and the first to know about activities of this group and other relevant networks in the vibrant Midwestern Filipino American community.

If you are a resident of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri Ohio, and Wisconsin, be a part of the FANHS family in the heartland of America. If not, you know how Filipinos are–everybody is family–so feel free to join us too.

If you are already a FANHS- Midwest member, we appreciate your renewal this year.

Thank you for completing the form and payment below.

Fanhs Midwest Membership form p2

Membership Fees and Discounts





The Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS) has been observing October as Filipino American History Month for the past 21 years, since 1991. The month was established to commemorate the first documented landing of Filipinos in Morro Bay, on October 18, 1587, in what is now known as the continental United States over 425 years ago.

FANHS was the first to pass a resolution to commemorate Filipino American History Month


To promote understanding, education, enlightenment, appreciation and enrichment through the identification, gathering, preservation and documentation of the history and culture of Filipino Americans in the United States.

It is recognized as the primary resource on Filipino Americans for:

*community organization

*primary & secondary schools, colleges and universities.

*local and national museum and historical associations.

*independent authors, playwrights, and filmmakers.

*teachers, students, and scholars