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Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the DWBOR Law

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 domestic worker leaders themselves alongside organizations such as NDWA, AFIRE, and Latino Union. The celebration took place at HANA Center, where AFIRE's offices are located, welcoming over 50 celebrants, many of them, domestic worker leaders active in the ongoing campaign around implementation of the law. Volunteers from Northwestern University's Filipino American student group, Kaibigan, also attended, providing additional suppo

Explore​ ​Wellness​ ​With​ ​Filipino​ ​Cuisine: AFIRE​ ​and​ ​Filipino​ ​Kitchen​ ​Launch​ ​Six​ ​Mo

CONTACT: Sarahlynn Pablo, 312-888-1482,; Hannah Doruelo, 773-817-9969, Explore​ ​Wellness​ ​With​ ​Filipino​ ​Cuisine: AFIRE​ ​and​ ​Filipino​ ​Kitchen​ ​Launch​ ​Six​ ​Month​ ​Program,​ ​“Usapang​ ​Pagkain” CHICAGO,​ ​January​ ​8,​ ​2017​ ​--​ ​Community-based organization AFIRE (Alliance of Filipinos For Immigrants Rights & Empowerment) and food media and events group Filipino Kitchen will explore wellness and health with Filipino Cuisine in a monthly series, Usapang Pagkain. The event series is free and open to the community. Each event will highlight a Filipino dish or dishes, including recipes. During the weekday evening events, a li

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