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
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
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
July 18 (Monday) through July 30 518 Valencia – Near 16th St., SF Photo Exhibit – Expulsion: Stories of Displacement form Colombia, India, Mexico, United States and the Philippines. This exhibition is an attempt to foreground perspectives about migration that are rooted in the everyday lives of migrants in and from the Global South. Political discussions and media narratives about … More Photo Exhibit – Expulsion: Stories of Displacement form Colombia, India, Mexico, United States and the Philippines.