August 2012 Filipino American National News Archives

Interview with Elbert Batica from the Samjok-o Legacy Martial Arts Center in St. Paul. Mr. Batica opened a martial arts school in St. Paul recently and discussed how he got into the martial arts and how he balances family, work, and martial arts. He also provided details on his martial arts school’s philosophy and teachings.

Suzette Foroozan, president of Negrenses Oriental de Minnesota, called in to discuss the organization’s beginnings, mission, volunteer work, and how they’re helping connect recent immigrants to their new communities.