San Jose: SouthBay Filipino Network – May Day Statement.

To all the workers of the world, we, the Filipino network of the south bay stand here in solidarity with you.  We are here to stand in solidarity with our comrades from San Quintin California who are being hired by Driscoll’s, yes, the berries you see in Safeway and Costco.  Those who pick the berries … More San Jose: SouthBay Filipino Network – May Day Statement.

San Jose: International Workers Day (May Day) 2017

On International Workers Day (May Day), PAWIS joined with the International Migrants Alliance contingent to continue the legacy of fighting for workers’ rights and building grassroots power. Communities in San Jose and throughout the country have resisted the Muslim ban, sanctuary campaigns, cutbacks to workers’ rights, etc. As the power of the people continues to … More San Jose: International Workers Day (May Day) 2017

May Day – Sign Making BBQ with the International Migrants Alliance

Join the International Migrants Alliance for a Sign Making BBQ in preparation for San Jose International Worker’s Day, or May Day! Come and hang out with grassroots organizations in creating signs, practing our chants, and eating delicious food. Everyone is welcome! What is May Day? On May 1, 1898, Chicago workers striked for the eight … More May Day – Sign Making BBQ with the International Migrants Alliance

PAWIS honored as finalists for global Bayaning Pilipino Awards

On April 12, 2017, PAWIS was formally recognized as a finalist for the 2017 Bayaning Samahang Pilipino Award (“Filipino Organizational Hero Award”) sa North America. The Bayaning Pilipino Awards recognizes heroes who demonstrate the Filipino values of humanitarianism, industry, determination and dedication to public service. It is intended to hold in high public esteem “existing … More PAWIS honored as finalists for global Bayaning Pilipino Awards