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  • February 12, 2013 1:19 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    From Inquirer.net:
    [Filipinos] also rank second only to Indians for having the least poor and least low-income community members among all Asians in the state. But they also have the lowest admission rates in the University of California system.

    These are some of the findings of a comprehensive new study of the Asian American community in California, “A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans and Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders, 2013,”  by the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice, a coalition of several Asian American advocacy groups.

    One of the study’s aims is to “debunk the model minority myth” by
    showing the complexities within the Asian population as well as the diverse economic and health realities experienced by each ethnic group.
    Read more at http://globalnation.inquirer.net/63691/filipinos-are-biggest-asian-group-in-california-new-study

  • May 16, 2012 3:45 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Contribute to our campaign fundraising goal

  • May 15, 2012 3:47 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    May 25, 2012, 7:30 PM

    Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness, San Francisco

    For tickets, visit www.cityboxoffice.com or call 415. 392.4400.

    Women of Color United Against Violence: Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues

  • February 03, 2012 11:02 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Pinay Power 2012 REUNION


    August 30 - September 1, 2012


    Stanford Court Hotel in San Francisco

    Room reservations are being accepted now - call 1-800-227-4736
    to guarantee your special rate of $199/night (single/double)

  • January 17, 2012 3:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Urgent Appeal for Typhoon Sendong Victims & Survivors in the Philippines

    Members of FWN who are also board members of Feed the Hungry Washington DC are on the ground coordinating disaster relief operations - in-person-distribution of goods and assistance.  Many more are flying to the Philippines on December 27, 2012 to help.  If you're able, please consider donating a portion of your holiday gift budget to help especially our Filipina sisters -victims and survivors who are mothers, grandmothers and colleagues. 

    Click here to donate at www.feedthehungryphil.org which will be processed via PayPal.  If you're mailing a check, please indicate "FWN" on the memo line so we can acknowledge your donation or please click here to post your support.

    Maraming salamat and our warmest wishes for the holiday season.  Latest update concerning the typhoon and relief operations, go to the Philippine National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council's (NDRRMC) website at www.ndrrmc.gov.ph.
  • August 19, 2011 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Gloria T. Caoile ('07 FWN100) threw the first pitch at the Oakland A's Filipino Heritage Game last August 19, 2011. 

    This is the first time a Filipino had the honor of throwing the ceremonial pitch at a major sports franchise.  Another young Pinay, Amber Lily of Radio Disney, sang the national anthems of the United States and Canada. 

    WOW! Pinay Power talaga!  The Oakland A's won.
  • August 01, 2011 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    California Governor Jerry Brown appointed Judge Rosa Moran, 50, of Oakland, to serve as administrative director of the Division of Workers' Compensation, a state post. 

    This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $132,179.  Moran has served as a workers' compensation judge since 2005. 

    Prior to this, she spent 17 years in private practice. She is a member of the Oakland Bench and Bar Association, the Filipina Women's Network, the University of San Francisco Alumni Association, and the University of the Pacific Alumni Association.
  • August 01, 2011 10:41 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Dr. Jasmine Therese Esguerra opened Pure Wellness International July 28, 2011. 

    The center's wellness services include health screenings, LOVE healing, mind mapping, bio optic holography, outcome facilitation.
  • August 01, 2011 10:40 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    CONGRATULATIONS to Faith Bautista ('09 FWN100), president and CEO of National Asian American Coalition (NAAC), producer of "Asian News in America" which premiered on The Filipino Channel's "Balitang Amerika" on July 11, 2011. 

    Hosted by Faith, the show will discuss key issues such as the foreclosure crisis, the future of home ownership, small business lending and technical assistance, corporate mergers and their effects on consumers, diversity on Fortune 500 boards of directors, broadband literacy, education, health, and long-term care.
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