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May 1, 2017

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 Filip...

April 24, 2017

WHAT: AFIRE, FACC, and the Filipino/a/x community will gather to seek a resolution to the forcible removal and violations set against the members, tenants, and community.

WHEN: Monday, April 24, at 9AM

WHERE: Rizal Center, 1332 West Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60613

WHO: ...

April 23, 2017

April 10, 2017

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On March 25, more than 50 domestic workers from Latinx, Polish, and Filipinx community groups attended the Illinois Domestic Workers Community Forum in order to share their stories, experiences, and aspirations regar...

March 19, 2017

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On March 8, in honor of International Women’s Day, AFIRE community members and leaders met with the Consulate General of the Philippines in Chicago to express concerns regarding the policies and actions being implemented by the cu...

March 6, 2017

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(Chicago, IL) -- With the news that raids and arrests are more aggressively being pursued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers, many within our Filipino community feel unsafe, and fearful for their lives.  

In resp...

February 20, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR FEBRUARY 25, 2017

Media Contact: Naomi Leilani Salcedo     

E: nsalcedo@afirechicago.org

C: 773-315-0997

What: General membership meeting, orientation and “Know Your Rights” program for                     undocumented immigrants, domestic...

February 6, 2017

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(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 throu...

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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