Filipino cultural assessment. Focus Gainesville FL. demographic and health data.
Focus Gainesville FL
American population, Florida is the eighth highest with 2.1% according to
the department of health.
5: HHS, Personal Conversations
PAGASA and the UFFSA have a Barrio Fiesta once a year where students perform the traditional folk dances of the Philippines one of which is “Tinikung
the Filipino Student Association at the University of Florida
6: PAGASA, 7: UFFSA, Personal Conversations
A: Purnell, Personal Conversation
5: HHS, CDC, A: Purnell
Both the birth and death are significant and moments for the Filipino family. But a loved one’s death is much more ritualistic and extended.
Pakikipagkapwa-Tao which is regard for others, it is a word Filipinos live by. They regard others with dignity and respect, and deal with them as fellow human beings. Pakikipagkapwa-tao is manifested in a basic sense of justice and fairness, and in concern for others. It is demonstrated in the Filipino's ability to empathize with others, in helpfulness and generosity in times of need. Pakikipagkapwa-tao results in camaraderie and a feeling of closeness one to another
1:crvp, personal discussion.
1: crvp, Personal Conversation
Multiple conversations with Filipino Gainesville community members: Pamela Aragon, Agnes E, and Ruth Tuazon.
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