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.
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
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
Join the International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines (ICHRP) Northern California Network for the Bay Area event of the #JustPeacePH Peace Tour 2017…. A Peoples’ Movement for a Just Peace Understanding the Root Causes of the Armed Conflict in the Philippines Tuesday, April 25, 6:00 – 9:00pm, Location TBA (RSVP to … More A Peoples Movement for a Just Peace.
Pawis – Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants Michael Dalupo, Vice President E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 1.408.412.1933 (leave message and contact number) Michael Tayag, Secretary General E-mail: email@example.com Phone: 1.760.831.8789. Silicon Valley Workers Project Bo redondiez E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 1.818.568.8146 Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition Ruth silver Taube E-mail: email@example.com … More February 8 – Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition – Arbys’ Action @ Sunnyvale
Thanks to Rommel Conclara and TFC – Balitang America for always being there to help promote the community work we do. Thanks to Astralogik – Charito and Rowena for lending their skills to help. Rowena was giving massage therapy through-ought the day. Also, Thank you for sharing your beautiful music with us. Video Here Thanks … More February 4 – Filipino Community Forum & Free Immigration Legal Clinic
The community forum will feature free Filipino food, cultural dances, open mic and other activities. Presentation on Knowing Your Basic Rights and seeking Affordable Health Insurance Options. Personal storytelling from community members on the importance of Immigrant Rights & Justice. Saturday, February 4 9am-2pm Majestic Way Elementary 1855 Majestic Way San Jose, CA Services Available: … More Filipino Community Forum & Free Immigration Legal Clinic
On January 14, along with millions around the nation and around the globe to declare in no uncertain terms that we will stand in the way of criminalization, mass deportation and hatred. We lifted up our voices to: – Amplify the dignity and humanity of our communnity – Local protections for all immigrants – We … More January 14 – Day of Action for Immigrants and Refugees Rights!
PAWIS -Christmas Party and 14th Anniversary. It was a lot of fun with most of our members taking initiative to make the event happen. From the decorations, food, entertainment and the best part of the day was the theatrical drama, Maalala Mo Kaya? style. We shared a 10 minute video of past actions, rallies, mobilizations … More 12/17 Pawis 14th Year Anniversary & Christmas Party!!
Join us for the Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants’s (PAWIS) Holday Gathering! We will celebrate not only the holiday season, but also International Migrants’ Day (Dec. 18) and PAWIS’s anniversary. Featuring a special performance by PAWIS members, food, and family-friendly activities!* Given our current political climate, it is more important than ever that we … More Pawis 14th Year Anniversary & Christmas Party!!
Join the Silicon Valley Workers Project, Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center & Santa Clara Unified School District for a Know Your Rights workshop, Legal Clinic, and Parol Making! See flyer for more details!
November Pawis meeting was really fun!! Tita Joan and her son brought Lechon, Ay naku!! pang high blood! haha. It was for all the November birthdays like Tita Nelly, Bo, Felwina, Lina and Michael D. Tita Joan and her son. We had a chance to asses our recent event which was the Labor Movement Workshop … More 11-05-16 / Pawis Monthly Meeting
In honor of Filipino American History Month, Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants (PAWIS) and Anakbayan Silicon Valley (ABSV) are proud to host a legal clinic. Services related to housing, immigration, health benefits, and workers’ rights will be offered. Free, authentic Filipino food will be provided. RSVP here: http://bit.ly/2d2Z3SQ PROGRAM: 12:00-12:30PM – WELCOME/REGISTRATION 12:30-1:45PM – … More Labor Movement Workshop & Free Legal Clinic
On July 15, eighty-five Filipino-Americans and allies from various organizations attended a forum known as “The Change We Need,” organized by the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) Northern California, the Brotherhood for Duterte (BFD), Digong Duterte Supporters (DDS), and Migrante Northern California. We, Filipino Americans throughout Northern California, congratulate Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte … More The Change We Need
We’re less than a month away from DSNP’s first mission trip to the Philippines! Julian and Jaki would really like to see their friends before they go, but this is NOT an exclusive event, anyone and everyone is welcome. 🙂 We are also currently fundraising for the 2016 typhoon season. The folks at Haberdasher are … More Send Off Party – Disaster Support Network for the Philippines
Dear Community Members, A few weeks before Philippine President Duterte’s first State of the Nation Address (SONA), Filipinos in the Bay Area will be gathering to hold a public forum that aims to encourage and sustain the engagement of our kababayans (compatriots) on the current issues in the Philippines, with a special focus on how … More Post-Philippine Elections Forum
Facebook Page Event Join us to Support Domestic Workers and their efforts to pass law in California that protects them in the long term! Sponsored by Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition, PAWIS, SEIU USWW, SIREN and the Office of California State Assembly member Jim Beall.
Dignity & Justice For Migrant Workers! May 12th 7:15-9pm Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 2020 E. San Antonio Street San Jose, CA (Portable classroom behind the church/Back parking Lot) Join the International Migrants Alliance (IMA) – South Bay in welcoming IMA Chairperson Eni Lestari as she discusses the need to end the root causes of … More Dignity & Justice For Migrant Workers!
Southbay organizations like Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants, Silicon Valley Workers Project, Anakbayan SV and Disaster Support Network for the Philippines outreach to Seafood City in Milpitas for Migrante Partylist and Neri Colmenares. We support Migrante Partylis and Neri Colmenares cause they represent the Filipino people and they will serve their interest especially Overseas … More Pawis & SVWP – Migrante Partylist Outreach in Milpitas
Migrante Partylist Northern California and their family, friends and supporters came together on Saturday, April 9th to celebrate the kick off for Overseas Voting.
Pawis – Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants Michael Dalupo – 408-207-6403 – firstname.lastname@example.org SVWP – Silicon Valley Workers Project Bo Redondiez – 818-568-8146 Filipina Mother Fights to Keep her Children Safe from Sexually Abusive Father San Jose, CA–The Pilipino Association of Workers and Im/migrantS (PAWIS) stands in solidarity with Anna Nepomuceno, a Filipina … More Filipina Mother Fights to Keep her Children Safe from Sexually Abusive Father
Click the link below to register: https://www.anymeeting.com/AccountManager/RegEv.aspx?PIID=EC52D68683463A December 29th, Tuesday 6 – 8 pm PST 8 – 10 pm CST 9 – 11 pm EST Join Migrante Partylist-USA for a webinar with former two-term Congressman Raymond “Mong” Palatino as we discuss the importance of the upcoming 2016 national elections in the Philippines. After six years … More [Register TODAY!] Philippine Elections 2016 – What’s at Stake? [Webinar – Tuesday, Dec 29]
MIGRANTE PARTYLIST PLATFORM Migrante Partylist is committed to advance the rights and welfare of migrant Filipinos and their families and to work for a just and prosperous society that will eliminate the roots of forced migration and scrap labor export policy. SUSTAINABLE JOB GENERATION AND REINTEGRATION PROGRAM. 2. END PLUNDER AND ALL FORMS OF GRAFT AND … More MIGRANTE PARTYLIST PLATFORM
Join State Senator Jim Beall & California Labor Commissioner Julie Su for an important community dialogue about new state laws that strengthen workers’ rights and crack down on employers who cheat workers out of their wages. Community Dialogue on Workers’ Rights 6:00-9:00pm Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Our Lady of Refugee Church 2165 Lucretia Ave., San … More Community Dialogue on Workers’ Rights
Bernadette Herrera of Migrante Northern California talks about the current plight of Filipino migrant workers and how we as a community can draw inspiration from the Delano manongs and their contributions to the farm labor movement as we continue to fight for migrants and workers rights. NAFCON President Terry Valen speaks on a panel on … More Pawis – 50th Anniversary of the Delano Grape Strike
It has been estimated that in the United States, someone turns 65 every eight seconds. The need for adequate care for the elderly and people with disabilities is ever increasing. Yet residential care home workers often cannot provide them the best care because rampant wage theft in the industry prevents them from addressing their own … More 8/22 – PAWIS – Care Home Action Against Lolita Bautista – Bayview Care Home
Silicon Valley Workers Project – Community Health Resources The Mas Mabuti Community Health Resource Fair will be an event celebrating the imporatance of health among the Filipino population, especially Filipino workers, many of whom work in industries that have been cited for their unfair labor practices and workplace hazards. The event will be an oppurtunity … More Silicon Valley Workers Project – Health Resource Fair
Its the South Bay community led Sunday Funday Family Fitness Day. This is our 3rd annual event and we hope to continue every year and also hope to make it bigger and better. We started the day with a morning walk / run in Cataldi Park. Gathered around and had a check in and organization … More Sunday Funday Family Fitness Day
Please Join us as we seek justice for our workers on Saturday, August 22 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Bayview Carehome 2882 Scottsdale Dr. San Jose CA 95148 We are having a rally and protest against a care home who owes a worker and his mother $83,846 in unpaid wage theft judgments. Wage theft abuses … More PAWIS – Care Home Action
28 March 2015 Media Contact: Michael Tayag, Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants (760) 831-8789 email@example.com FILIPINO WORKER ADVOCACY ORGANIZATION HOSTS FREE LEGAL CLINIC San Jose, California – The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants – Silicon Valley (PAWIS-SV)—in conjunction with the Katharine and George Alexander Community Law Center (KGACLC), the Filipino Bar Association of … More PAWIS – Free Legal Clinic
As Pope Francis continues his apostolic visit to the Philippines, he gave a serious challenge to everyone: to fight corruption and reach out to the poor. As the pope visits the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, activists at Stanford University, California say the government must heed the pope’s call. Especially since many victims in … More Fil-Am activists joins pope in denouncement of corruption
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 5, 2014 CONTACTS Michael Tayag, Community Organizer, Pilipino Association of Workers and Im/migrants (PAWIS) – (760) 831-8789, firstname.lastname@example.org Michael Dalupo, Education Officer, Pilipino Association of Workers and Im/migrants (PAWIS) – (360) 613-0176 email@example.com Filipino low-wage caregivers celebrate successful victories against exploitative employers and speak out against wage theft in Santa Clara … More Care Project – Press Release
Preparation for People’s SONA ———————————– Saturday July 19th 2pm-4:30 San Jose Peace & Justice Center, 48 South 7th Street Join Bayan-USA, Anakbayan Silicon Valley, and Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants for an educational discussion and prop making in preparation for the People’s SONA in San Francisco later this month. On July 28th President Benigno … More Prep for People’s SONA
The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants (PAWIS) support the fight of the NXP Workers. Their fight for livable wages and regular employment instead of temporary contractual status is not separate from the fight for workers rights anywhere in the world. We are deeply alarmed with the union-busting drive being carried out by one of … More July 02 – Global Day of Action for NXP Philippine Workers
Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition’s CALL TO ACTION RALLY in support of Ma Lab hourly workers (flier and press conference attached) WHAT: Plaintiffs in Tian v. Ma Labs allege Ma Labs has not been paying workers for all of their on-the-clock work and failed to give workers off-duty lunch breaks and rest breaks. They … More Santa Clara County Wage Theft Coalition’s CALL TO ACTION RALLY in support of Ma Lab hourly workers
Wage Theft Briefing and Strategy Session (flier attached) WHAT: Witness firsthand stories of workers who have experienced wage theft. Learn how pervasive wage theft is in our community and what organizations can do to put an end to this crime. Hear about our local campaigns in Santa Clara County and its cities. WHERE: Mexican Heritage … More Wage Theft Briefing and Strategy Session
The campaign for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for ALL of the Philippines has waged on for more than six months now. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to make its decision soon. Although the process has dragged on for much too long, we encourage the community to keep pushing for TPS as a … More Temporary Protected Status – TPS Action Alert
URGENT ACTION ALERT Oppose Recent Release of Isidro Rodriguez and Demand Justice for Filipino Trafficked Teachers on May 21st GABRIELA USA is calling on our members, community allies, supporters and friends to take action on Wednesday, May 21st, to oppose the release of recruitment agency owner and human trafficker, Isidro Rodriguez, and … More Justice for the Trafficked Filipino Teachers
The Pilipino Association of Workers and Immigrants (PAWIS) support the fight of the NXP Workers. Their fight for livable wages and regular employment instead of temporary contractual status is not separate from the fight for workers rights anywhere in the world. We are deeply alarmed with the union-busting drive being carried out by one of … More PAWIS Statement on NXP Workers
Learn the root causes of migration, know your rights, and learn how to protect our families and our migrant community! Attorneys Richard Hobbs and Ruth Silver Taube will be present to lead a workshop and answer questions. Refreshments will be served. Although organized for Filipino community, all are encouraged and welcome to join! To register, … More San Jose 10/28 – Filipino Community Know Your Rights Training
For Immediate Release October 16, 2017 Contact: AV David, NAFCON Secretary General, firstname.lastname@example.org, 650-491-4561 Alex Magsano, Migrante Northern California, email@example.com, 707-492-5661 Bay Area Organizations Call for Relief for Wildfire Victims The National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON), together with other San Francisco Bay Area organizations, calls on the community to provide much-need support to those … More Nafcon – Bay Area Organizations Call for Relief for Wildfire Victims
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