Who are we and what do we hope to achieve together?
We are a community of domestic workers, immigrants, seniors, women, and youth who work with mutual commitment to build a strong Filipinx/a/o community in Chicago that advocates for immigrant and workers rights.
What are we working towards?
Amplifying the voice of the Filipinx/a/o community for systems change in the greater Chicagoland area;
Developing leadership and building organizational capacity to support those affected by injustice;
Protecting the rights of all workers and immigrants through community organizing and collective action.
What opportunities are available to members?
Access to information about current issues affecting our community;
Leadership and skill-building training;
A support system made up of fellow members;
A platform to have your voice heard;
Participation as a stakeholder of the organization.
What are we willing to do as members?
Honor AFIRE's mission, vision, and values;
Advocate for the rights of Filipinx/a/os and issues that arise in the Filipinx/a/o community;
Participate in collective decision-making by organzing, attending, and/or facilitating membership meetings;
Recruit new members;
Pay membership dues ($2/mo. or $20 annually) to support our activities and initiatives;
Take care and support each other's safety, wellness, and health by opposing all forms of oppression including classism, racism, sexism, transphobia, homophobia, ageism, ableism, xenophobia, and linguistic discrimination.