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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...

August 7, 2017

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August 7, 2017

Contact: Naomi Leilani Salcedo (773-315-0997 or nsalcedo@afirechicago.org)

Chicago Rally at German Consulate to Denounce Abuse of Domestic Workers by Diplomat

CHICAGO — Two Filipina domestic workers and members of Damayan Migrant Workers Assoc...

July 24, 2017

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On Saturday, July 22nd, the Red Cross and AFIRE held a CPR/First Aid Training course to equip AFIRE members with CPR/First Aid certification. Having this certification for domestic workers and AFIRE members is significant because...

June 19, 2017

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On June 16, the members of AFIRE celebrated the International Domestic Workers Day to honor the life and experiences of domestic workers not only in Chicago, but also worldwide. AFIRE has almost 100 members all over Chicago inclu...

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On June 3, 2017, members of AFIRE held their second membership meeting in their new home: the Hana Center in Albany Park. The meeting was successful in re-affirming the bayanihan values among the members that guide their work and...

June 5, 2017

Trigger warning: this story contains content such as rape, abuse and violence. 

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May 23, 2017

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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,...

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