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.
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
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
Press Statement January 31, 2017 References: Antonio Arizaga, Vice-Chairperson, firstname.lastname@example.org Terry Valen, US Rep. to the International Coordinating Body, email@example.com Migrant Workers Unite to Defend Our Communities Against Trump’s Tyranny! The International Migrants Alliance-USA (IMA-US) strongly condemns US President Donald Trump’s fascist executive orders which have detained hundreds of immigrants and … More February 1 – International Migrants Alliance – IMA USA Statement on Trump’s Executive Orders
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!
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!!