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AFIRE Prepares Filipino Community for New Immigration and Labor Policies

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR FEBRUARY 25, 2017 Media Contact: Naomi Leilani Salcedo E: C: 773-315-0997 What: General membership meeting, orientation and “Know Your Rights” program for undocumented immigrants, domestic workers, allies, and members. When: 11:00am-4:00pm CST on February 25, 2017 Where: Rizal Center, 1332 West Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613 Who: 40-60 new/old community members, undocumented immigrants, and domestic workers (Chicago, IL) -- Since the passing of the Illinois Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, AFIRE is in the process of strategizing around implementation and enforcement of the law alongside coalition partners. In order to build

AFIRE Members Visit the “Working in America” Project at Harold Washington Library

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION (Chicago, IL) -- On January 28, members of AFIRE attended a walking tour at Harold Washington Library Center, for the “Working in America” multimedia exhibit by Project&; on display until March 31. AFIRE members were invited through the National Domestic Workers Alliance and received a personal tour of the gallery by creator, Jane M. Saks. Featured at the exhibit were twenty-four powerful and very real stories of people living and working across the United States. No two stories were the same; some were familiar to the AFIRE domestic worker members who attended, while others brought new perspective and understanding into light. Yet each story raised

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