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Congrats to our very own Michelle Malkin, FWN100 '07, for winning the 2013 Breitbart Awards! http://franklincenterhq.org/7313/congratulations-michelle-malkin/
Do you speak Tagalog? In honor of FWN's 10th Anniversary, the Tagalog version "Usaping Puki" will be produced. www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events.
AUDITIONS: open to FilAms only and can speak Tagalog. Although the show is in Taglish, fluency in Tagalog is important to understand the spirit of this activist show. Limited auditions on Saturday, May 4 at 1:30pm.
Go to www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events to sign up - we will be at the Fort McKinley Restaurant Bar Lounge, 101 Brentwood Drive, South San Francisco at 1:30 PM.
Please forward to your e-lists, networks, friends and family. Your support to continue our vigilance in FWN's anti-violence campaign in the Filipino American community is critical.
Usaping Puki is a one-day benefit performance ONLY:
- May 26, Sunday, 2:30pm (matinee)
- Fort McKinley Restaurant
- 101 Brentwood Drive, South San Francisco
Tickets are selling fast -
- $100 (VIP seating with Filipino Buffet Lunch and attend Cast After-Party);
- $45 (Preferred Seating with Filipino Buffet Lunch)
- $25 for General Admission (open seating).
- Tickets can be purchased at www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events. Limited seating at Fort McKinley so reserve your tickets NOW.
Registration Now OPEN for: "Strengthening visitation response for adult victims and their children: A Collaboration between legal systems and community partners"
- When: Friday, May 17, 2013
- Where: California State Building, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco
Presented by the San Francisco Department of Public Health; Rally Family Visitation Services of St. Francis Memorial Hospital; La Casa de Las Madres
Half day Training for the Courts, Legal Community, Family Violence Advocates, Visitation Providers
Training is FREE, but due to limited seating registration is required. Registration deadline is May 8, 2013.
Bataan Legacy - Rediscovering the Role of the Filipinos during World War II through Literature and Theatre
San Francisco, CA - The San Francisco Public Library and Artis Mundi will present Bataan Legacy on Sunday, May 5, 2013, at 2PM at the Koret Auditorium at the San Francisco Public Library located at 100 Larkin Street in San Francisco, CA. The event will also be supported by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center of the San Francisco Arts Commission. Read full text.
Wikipedia's Sexist Turn: Men are Novelists, Women are 'Women Novelists'
At 5:14 PM on April 1, John Pack Lambert, a 32-year-old student of history at Wayne State University took a small step for one man which proved to be a giant leap for mankind. - New America Media. Read more...
Extended Families Would Fare Poorly in New Immigration Law
As business leaders roundly cheered a sweeping immigration proposal released last week by the Senate’s “Gang of Eight,” civil rights organizations voiced concerns about the limitations the new bill would impose on extended family reunification. - New America Media. Read more...
Racist graffiti found in Union City targets Filipinos
Investigators in Union City think they know why racist graffiti is suddenly appearing around town. - ABC7 News. Read more...
Fems with Fervor, May 1, 2013, Wednesday at 7:00 PM - ROE, 651 Howard St, San Francisco. Click for info.
Rose Foundation's 20th Anniversary Bash & Film Festival, May 4, 2013, Saturday at 3:00 PM - The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th St, Oakland. Click for info.
AT&T Retail Open House Event, May 7, 2013, Tuesday at 3:00 PM - University of Phoenix-Oakland Learning Center, 1200 Clay Street, Oakland. Click for info.
2013 Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Gala, May 13, 2013, Monday at 5:00 PM - Sacramento Convention Center, 1400 J St, Sacramento. Click for info.
Greenlining's 20th Economic Summit Vision 20/20:Our Legacy Our Horizon, May 17, 2013, Friday at 9:30 AM - the Fairmont Hotel, 950 Mason St, San Francisco. Click for info.
Shared by Nilda Valmores (FWN100 '12): My Sister's House Benefit: Believe In A Better Life, May 20, 2013, Monday at 7:00 PM - Crest Theatre, 1013 K St, Sacramento. Click for info.
PBWC Conference: The Next Genderation - Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the Workplace, May 23, 2013, Thursday - Moscone Center, San Francisco. Click for info.
FWN Professional Series - Session #3, May 28, 2013, Tuesday at 5:30 PM. San Francisco. Click for info.
Most Influential Women in Business Awards, June 6, 2013, Thursday at 5:30 PM - Hilton San Francisco Union Square, 333 O' Farrell St, San Francisco. Click for info.
New Filipino Cinema 2013, June 5-9, 2013, Wednesday-Sunday, YCBA Screening Room, 701 Mission St, San Francisco. Click for info.
3rd Annual San Francisco Peacemaker Awards, June 6, 2013, Friday at The City Club of San Francisco, San Francisco. Click for info.
Shared by Esther Lee (FWN100 '12): Legacy of Health, Wellness, and Education Symposium, June 8, 2013, Saturday at 8:15 AM - Oracle Conference Center, 350 Oracle Parkway, Redwood City. LHWE Tri-Fold Brochure_3_21_13.pdf
Asian & Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence 2013 National Summit, June 30 - July 2, 2013, San Francisco. Click for info.
2013 Americas NeuroLeadership Summit, November 5-8, 2013. Washington, D.C. Click for info.
Women in the Global Economy: Leading Social Change, May 7, 2013, Tuesday at 5:30 PM - Institute of International Education, 809 United Nations Plaza, New York City. RSVP by April 30. Click for info.
The Growing Numbers, Growing Impact: Mayoral Candidates Forum on Asian Pacific Americans, May 20, 3013, Monday at 5:30 PM - LaGuardia Community College, Mainstage Theatre, 31-10 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, Queens. Click for info.
APALA 2013 12th Biennial Convention, August 15-18, 2013, Bally's Las Vegas, 3645 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas. Click for info.
APACC Celebrating Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Annual Meet & Greet, May 21, 2013, Tuesday at 6:00 PM - Lan Su Chinese Garden, 127 NW 3rd Ave, Portland. Click for info.
Asian Publishing Convention, July 11-12, 2013, Thursday - Friday, Manila. Click for info.
Taste of Asia, May 10, 2013, Friday at 5:00 PM - Boys & Girls Club, 5901 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Click for info.
Posted by: The California Attorney General's Office
Deadline: May 10, 2013.
WEBINAR: Importance of Cultural Awareness in Social Movements
Posted By: Young SIETAR
Date: May 4, 2013 - space is limited.
Girls Circle Facilitator Training in San Pablo, CA June 20-21, 2013
Deadline for Early Bird Registration: May 23rd, 2013
Job: Police Officer (Entry Level/Academy Graduate/Lateral)
Posted By: The City of El Cajon
Deadline: Monday, May 6, 2013 by 5:00 PM.
2013 Executive Directors Leadership Program (EDLP)
EDLP is a three part, six month program designed to give Executive Directors the knowledge, skills, and support they need to effectively lead, manage, and more their organizations forward.
Applications Due May 17, 2013.
Job: Shambala Fellowship 2014-2015
Description: Work with international NGOs in Asia and raise funds to support OWW orphans
Posted By: The Shambala Foundation
Crispy 'dinuguan,' 'lechon sisig,' 'ube calamay,'--funky Filipino fare in Butuan
It must have been during one of those food trips organized by the late Doreen Fernandez, the Inquirer's well-regarded food and cultural critic (and our English teacher in college), that we stopped over in a town called San Juan in Ilocos Sur to savor street barbecue. - Read more...
CONNECTING WITH YOUR PINAY ROOTS
Mother's Day is less than two weeks away! What have you got planned for your mother? Whether it be a gift, treat to dinner, sweet greeting card, chat on the phone, or just a hug and an "I love you, Mom," you should find a way to show your mother you love her, not just on Mother's Day, but whenever you can! For Mary Ann Hernandez Mullen, I'm sure she would love to wish her biological mother a happy Mother's Day. At age 49 Mary Ann discovered that her parents were not her biological parents, and since then she has began a search for her biological Filipina mother.
Read more: http://www.philstar.com/news-feature/2013/04/17/931749/search-constancia-woman-54-wants-see-filipina-mom
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