Join How Women Give at the Inaugural Spotlight Awards Gala for Women Leading in Film, Philanthropy, and Social Justice on February 1, 2018 at the Herbst Theatre, San Francisco. The Spotlight Awards were created to honor those courageous leaders reshaping the landscape for women and girls.
"Today Mayo is the councillor and treasurer of the association and president of the World Cities of the World Adda colors, a member of the Council of Volunteers of the City of Inzago and an active member of the Filipina Women Network. Even after receiving the recognition, her goal remains to continue working tirelessly to shape a positive image of the Filipino population in Italy: "The Filipino migrants are a mine of culture and human capital, not only an army of domestic workers," she beams." News story from Vita.IT.
The Impact Fund has created the Class Action Hall of Fame to honor the courage and sacrifice of lead plaintiffs whose commitment and determination has led to significant advances in economic, environmental, racial and social justice.
Nominate an outstanding advocate in your community!
Filipina-Canadian filmmaker Joella Cabalu chronicles the modern Filipino queer experience in a new documentary called "It Runs in the Family." Cabalu interviewed members of her family in Oakland, California and Manila to spark intimate conversations about love, acceptance and the coming out process in the Filipino diaspora. Story from Asian Journal.
Filipino Advocates for Justice is hosting a day-long conference on Saturday, June 20, 2015 highlighting the works of groups organizing at the intersections of health and social justice. Panelists will share their responses to the social and economic conditions that impact the health of workers, young people and immigrants.