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August 12, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Executive Director

ABOUT AFIRE

The Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) is a grassroots community organization that builds the capacity of Filipino/a/xs to organize on issues of social, racial, and economic justice that affect...

August 12, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Immigrant Rights Organizer + NAI Outreach Coordinator (Full-Time)

ABOUT AFIRE

The Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) is a grassroots community organization that builds the capacity of Filipino/a/xs to organize on issues of s...

June 27, 2019

CONTACT

Ryan Viloria, Interim Executive Director

rviloria@afirechicago.org

CHICAGO, IL - On June 30, 2019, the Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE) will see the departure of Michael Aguhar after six years of service with AFIRE as a volunteer,...

January 20, 2018

CHICAGO--On January 20, Illinois Coalition partners,  Latino Union and the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) joined AFIRE in celebrating the anniversary of the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights law.  A victory that took years of hard work, and dedication by domes...

January 8, 2018

CONTACT: Sarahlynn Pablo, 312-888-1482, sarahlynn@filipino.kitchen; Hannah Doruelo, 773-817-9969, hdoruelo@afirechicago.org.

Explore​ ​Wellness​ ​With​ ​Filipino​ ​Cuisine: AFIRE​ ​and​ ​Filipino​ ​Kitchen​ ​Launch​ ​Six​ ​Month​ ​Program,​ ​“Usapang​ ​Pagkain”

CHICAGO,​...

October 24, 2017

On Saturday, October 21, as part of AFIRE's participation in celebrating Filipino American History Month, AFIRE centered its Membership Meeting around the narratives and experiences of Filipino/a/x community.  Recounting our history through contexts such as colonialism...

October 4, 2017

October 4th  kick-started the first of AFIRE's 10 session Tagalog 101 classes for adults.  The class is being taught by Instructors Sally Richmond and Norie Argayoso.  The classes are meant to connect community with a basic understanding of Tagalog, and Filipino c...

September 16, 2017

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(Chicago, IL) -- On Saturday, September 16, AFIRE Chicago facilitated an Immigration Know Your Rights Workshop to talk about current immigration policy, such as the the recent decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arriv...

September 5, 2017

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September 5, 2017

Call to Action! AFIRE Condemns President’s Cancellation of DACA

(Chicago, IL) - The Trump Administration today rescinded the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.  In 2012, immigrant communit...

August 11, 2017

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On Tuesday, August 8, AFIRE Chicago rallied together with National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF) and Interfaith Worker Justice in solidarity with Damayan Migrant Workers Association to demand justice for Edith Mend...

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