UniPro is a New York City-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.(908) UNIPRO8

Pilipino American Unity for Progress, Inc. (UniPro) exists as a platform to educate, inform, and connect the Fil-Am community. We are a nonpartisan student and professional group that creates change by facilitating dialogue and transforming leadership.


Issue Identification

We identify the unresolved and/or unaddressed issues, problems and concerns that burden the Pilipino community and provide the information necessary to remedy them.

Information Dissemination

We inform, encourage, enable and mobilize the Pilipino people to serve the community and improve the lives of the underprivileged and others in need.


We form alliances, build coalitions, foster cooperation and resolve misunderstanding among community members and organizations.


July 14, 2014
By Matt Pana, guest contributor It was my senior year of college, and there was one thing standing between me and my degree. A Fine Arts credit. I decided on Acting, in hopes to improve my stage presence as a musician. Now there’s one thin…
July 14, 2014
José Rizal is one of the Philippines’s most celebrated heroes. His efforts to gain independence for his homeland from Spain have been praised time and time again. In addition to graduating summa cum laude at Ateneo de Manila and the Dominican…
July 7, 2014
By Georgina Tolentino, guest contributor I first learned of Victoria Manalo Draves when I read her obituary in the New York Times in 2010. The person who handed me the newspaper in a restaurant said, “Wow, you look just like this woman,” and w…
July 7, 2014
I’ve only been to the Philippines once. I was eight years old and there are only a few flashes of my trip that I can remember: playing with my cousin’s ten puppies in Pampanga, eating birthday cake with my grandfather in Bikol, and scratching …


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