CA School to Be Named for Fil-Am Heroes in 2015

UNION CITY, California--After months of heated discussions and rallies, the New Haven Board of Education approved a motion Tuesday night to rename Alvarado Middle School after Filipino-American leaders, reports Board members voted 3-2 in favor of changing the school’s name to Iltliong-Veracruz Middle School after Filipino American labor leadersLarry Itliong and Philip Vera Cruz, making it the first school in the country to name a school after Filipino Americans.