The first Filipino-American TV Talk Show. "Makilala" means "get to know" in Tagalog. Get to know us as we talk to the community leaders, innovators, advocates and emerging artists who affect Filipino life in the NY Tri-state area.
Makilala TV hosts Jen, Cristina and Rachelle talk with young advocates Casey Giles, Riley Villazor, and Chabio T. Sison about ways to protect our planet and their personal perspectives. A performances of singer/songwriter Kelsey Vasquez closes the episode.
The Makilala crew Rachelle, Jen & Cristina; receive two members of Frontliners Above and Beyond: Christian Lee Castaneda, MD; and Ellaine Laureta, RN. They talk about COVID-19 vaccines and the efforts of their organization to give access to them to the Philippines.
Angelo Quinto is a FilAm who ended up dead after a mental health episode in which his family called 911 for support. The Makilala crew Rachelle, Jen & Cristina are joined by Psychiatric Nurse Maria Rubio, and Activist May Madarang to discuss Angelo's case and what can be done to improve assistance...
Attacks against the Asian American community are becoming way too common and need to stop. In this episode, Rachelle, Jen and Cristina interview Noel Quintana, a filipino whose face was slashed on February 3rd while riding the NYC subway on his way to work. They are also join in the conversation by...