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NAPAWF: Join in solidarity to call your Representative and urge them to stand up for fair immigration reform that addresses the unique needs of women and to keep families together.
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AT&T Offers Billing Relief for Customers Calling and Texting Family, Friends in the Philippines
AT&T is implementing international calling and texting relief efforts for U.S. residential wireless and wireline customers trying to connect with loved ones in the Philippines, following the recent devastating typhoon. Read full text.
Statement of The Department of Tourism on the Afterman of Typhoon Yolanda
The Department of Tourism (DOT) is one with the whole nation in expressing its deepest sympathies to the families and victims of the Super Typhoon Yolanda (international code name "Haiyan"), one of the strongest typhoons that made landfall in recorded history. Read full text.
GABRIELA-USA Calls for Urgent Relief Aid for Survivors of Haiyan
Filipino American women in GABRIELA-USA and their allies across the U.S.A. launches a relief campaign in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan. Read full text.
Las Vegas mobilizes to aid Typhoon Haiyan victims
Typhoon Haiyan decimated the area in the Philippines where Clark County Family Court Judge Cheryl Moss spent many childhood summers. - Las Vegas Review-Journal. Read more...
Las Vegas Filipino-Americans on Typhoon Recovery
A typhoon has ravaged the central Philippines, killing an estimated 10,000 people. Listen to Honorable Cheryl Moss (FWN100 '11) interview with KNPR 88.9 News. Read more...
Typhoon Haiyan: How to Help with Recovery Efforts
Relief organizations and first-responders are mobilizing to provide aid to those affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. - TechSoup. Read more...
How to Help Philippines Typhoon Victims
As the full scale of the devastation wrought across the islands of the Philippines over the weekend by Typhoon Haiyan came into fuller view on Monday, governments around the world have pledged aid to the victims. - The New York Times. Read more...
Typhoon Haiyan: five days on - in pictures
Five days after Typhoon Haiyan devastated regions in the Philippines, thousands of survivors are left without shelter, food and power, and await evacuation to Manila. - The Guardian. Read more...
Typhoon Haiyan: how you can help the Philippines
Aid groups and charities are working to help those affected by the typhoon, which has killed thousands. - The Guardian. Read more...
Case Explores Rights of Fetus Versus Mother
Alicia Beltran cried with fear and disbelief when county sheriffs surrounded her home on July 18 and took her in handcuffs to a holding cell. - The New York Times. Read more...
Immigrant Woman Shackled While Giving Birth finally Settles Legal Battle
Juana Villegas finally settled a five-year legal battle regarding her detainment by Davidson County police and being forced to give birth shackled to a hospital bed in 2008. - NAPAWF. Read more...
CaliforniaNAWBO SFBA Educational Speaker Series w/ Kate Purmal, November 14, 2013, Thursday at 5:30 PM - Sir Francis Drake Hotel, 450 Powell Street, SF. Click for info.
Full Circle Fund Presents igNITE 3rdAnnual Benefit, November 14, 2013, Thursday at 6:30 PM - Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco. Contact Tejal at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Advancing Justice Conference 2013, November 14-16, 2013, 1145 Wilshire Blvd, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles. Click for info.
Epigenetics: It's Affect on Disease, Cholesterol, Inflammation & Weight, November 16, 2013, Saturday at 2 PM - Santa Clara County Fairgrounds, 344 Tully Road, Santa Clara.
International Career Night, November 18, 2013, Monday at 6:30 PM - World Affairs Council, 312 Sutter Street, San Francisco. Click for info.
2013 Kulinarya - Championship Round, November 23, 2013, Saturday at 10:00 AM - Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission Street, San Francisco. Click for info.
2nd Annual Kapit Bisig Awards, June 28, 2014 at the InterContinental Hotel, San Francisco. Now accepting nominations. Contact Rudy Asercion, Executive Director at email@example.com. Vivian Araullo, Director of Communication (FWN100 '12) at (415)-431-6266.
Classical Guitar Music of the Philippines, Spain and Latin America with Michael Dadap, November 17, 2013, Sunday at 1:45 PM - Leshowitz Recital Hall at Chapin Hall, Montclair State University, Montclair. RSVP by calling 973-655-6941.
Massey Knakal Multifamily Summit, November 20-21, 2013, Wednesday & Thursday - McGraw-Hill Conference Center, Mid-town Manhattan, NYC. Click for info.
The NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York - Monthly Meeting: "Updates: MDGs, SDGs, and the Post-2015 Development Agenda", November 21, 2013, Thursday at 12:30 PM - Church Center Building (CCUN), 2nd Floor, 777 United Nations Plaza, New York. Click for info.
2nd Annual Touch of Asia Event, December 6, 2013, Friday at 7PM - Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA. Click for info.
Sacramento Alumnae - Openings on the Sacramento County Adult & Aging Commission
Los Angeles Alumnae - Opening at the Commission on the Status of Women
Asia Society Northern California (ASNC) Seeking Interns
ASNC is seeking interns with an interest in Asian affairs to work in their San Francisco office this spring. Click for info.
Asian Women in Business Sessions @ Microsoft, 1290 Avenue of the Americas (between 51st & 52nd St), NYC. Each session is from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM and light refreshments will be provided. Per Class: $20 for AWIB Members, $30 for non-members. Click to register.
- Legal Structures, Taxes, & Record Keeping (Tuesday, November 19, 2013)
- Marketing - On and Offline Strategies (Tuesday, November 26, 2013)
- Financing Your Business (Wednesday, December 4, 2013)
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Miracle baby born in rubble of city crushed by killer storm
Wonder Baby Bea was born amidst the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan, the most powerful storm ever to hit land, which has already killed more than 10,000 and shattered the lives of 2 million people. - Read more.
CONNECTING WITH YOUR PINAY ROOTS
Connect with your Filipina/o sisters and brothers in the Philippines. They need us now. Take a look at some moving images from the unprecedented Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) and find out what you can do to connect and support your roots. Click here or visit http://www.cnn.com/2013/11/11/health/typhoon-medical-crisis/.
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