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January 19, 2017

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(Chicago, IL) -- On January 12, members of AFIRE and other community groups gathered together at Grace Place Episcopal Church to launch the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights which went into effect January 1, 2017. The new law grants...

January 11, 2017

AFIRE is now hiring!  Job descriptions for the following positions can be found below:

  • Citizenship Coordinator and Educator (Full-Time)

  • Community Health Organizer (Full-Time, Short-Term)

  • Title V Office Assistant (Part-Time Paid Volunteer)

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January 9, 2017

ADVISORY FOR JANUARY 12, 2016

Media Contact: Naomi Leilani Salcedo     

E: Nsalcedo@afirechicago.org

C: 773-315-0997

New Illinois Law “Sweeps Away Exploitation” for State’s 35,000+ Domestic Workers

What: Press conference and “Sweep Away Exploitation” Rally of...

Luwalhati is a 72-year old Filipino mother who is working as a live-in caregiver in the suburbs of Chicago. She takes care of an elderly American couple inflicted with serious medical conditions affecting their mobility. She has been giving them care for over six years...

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