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
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
Press Statement January 31, 2017 References: Antonio Arizaga, Vice-Chairperson, email@example.com Terry Valen, US Rep. to the International Coordinating Body, firstname.lastname@example.org 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!!
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