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AFIRE Chicago is Seeking Community Organizer

JOB DESCRIPTION Position: Community Organizer (Full-Time, Exempt) 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 undocumented immigrants, domestic workers, seniors, and youth. Position Summary The Community Organizer will engage Filipinx community members and stakeholders in order to advance AFIRE’s mission and organizing priorities with undocumented immigrants, domestic workers, seniors, and youth. Under the supervision of the current Community Organizer and Executive Director, the new Community Organi

AFIRE Executive Director, Michael Aguhar Calls for Transformative Justice Post-Eviction and Police V

AFIRE statement in response to the events of Saturday, April 22, 2017 read by Executive Director Michael Aguhar during the press conference on Monday, April 24, 2017. "Good morning, My name is Michael Aguhar and I am the executive director of the Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE). Thank you for gathering today and being in solidarity with us as we address the events of this weekend. On Saturday, April 22, 2017 AFIRE staff, members, and volunteers were forcibly removed from their office by their landlord, the Filipino American Council of Greater Chicago (FACC). AFIRE was scheduled to have a workshop with our friends at Interfaith Worker Justice on the importa

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