PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Pro Bono Legal Clinics
Free private consultations with specialized attorneys for low-income families. In partnership with attorneys and other non-profits such as the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA) and the Filipino American Lawyers Association (FALA), AFIRE provides the following legal clinics:
Low cost application assistance with attorneys and trained volunteers for low-income immigrants. Monthly clinics are held throughout the
We work with low income Filipinos to provide certified First Aid/CPR training, contract templates, and a support network of other workers.
Covering the basics of using First Aid and CPR in case of an
emergency and practicing with a certified instructor. Includes two-year certification from the American Heart Association.
Beginning level classes in the Tagalog language. Topics include
grammar, vocabulary, conversational phrases, and social and cultural issues that impact the community. Classes run weekly for 10 sessions total. Tagalog Language programming is held in Fall and Spring.
A new project to provide young people the tools to examine their
Filipino identity and create resources for themselves and the community at large. Supported with a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.