The purpose of FIND District VI shall be to promote unity and cooperation of Filipino students at East Coast colleges, universities, vocational, and technical schools.
In achieving this purpose FIND District VI has four goals:
- To offer a channel for dialogue and action for Filipino and Filipino-American students.
- To promote and preserve the Filipino culture.
- To further awareness of issues pertinent to the Filipino community.
- To offer support to Filipinos attending an institutions in the District VI area.
Ever since FIND District VI was founded in 1995, the non-profit organization have continuously expanding throughout the DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia (DMV) area. District VI is a collection multiple academic institutions in the DMV. The following institutions consists of active and non-active members of District VI.
- American University
- Catholic University of America
- George Mason University
- Georgetown University
- George Washington University
- Johns Hopkins University
- Montgomery College
- Towson University
- University of Maryland, Baltimore County
- University of Maryland, College Park
- United States Naval Academy
Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), Inc is a student-led organization whose mission is dedicated to promoting unity and cooperation amongst Filipino and Filipino-American students.
Based in the East Coast, FIND, Inc. currently serves over 1,000 students studying in East Coast colleges, universities, vocational, and technical schools. FIND, Inc.‘s primary member institutions are located from the Northeastern seaboard through the state of Virginia. These member schools are divided into eight districts according to their geographic proximity. (We are District VI)
FIND, Inc. was founded in 1992 when it was apparent that there was a need for a vehicle for East Coast Filipino and Filipino-American students to get together to talk about and celebrate the Filipino heritage. FIND, Inc. was created to unify Filipino student organizations in the East Coast in order for groups to cooperate and successfully create dialogue amongst one another.
Through electronic mail, FIND, Inc. has reached students in Canada, California, Michigan, Illinois, and Florida.
On June 30, 2000, FIND Inc. established itself as a corporation within the state of Pennsylvania and is recognized officially as the Filipino Intercollegiate Networking Dialogue (FIND), Inc. Today, the National Directors (NDs) are currently working on obtaining 501(c)(3) non-profit status.