Month: November 2013

Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in Chicago

Chicago Filipino American Relief Efforts Fundraisers/Events, Drop-off Locations for Supplies (current as of 11/12/13) NOTE regarding supplies: Urgent Items Include:

Keeping Our Stories Alive

Refugee stories are often told as ones of courage.  But I have to confess that I don’t often think of my own story in the United States as one of courage.  Confusion and fear, sure – but not courage. In honor of my family’s 30-year anniversary of being in the United States, I started thinking… Read more »

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago Urges the Illinois House to Pass Marriage Equality Bill

October 30, 2013 To be shared immediately Chicago -Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago (Advancing Justice-Chicago) fully supports the passage of the “Religious Freedom and Marriage Fairness Act” (Illinois Senate Bill 10) so that same-sex couples and their families can finally benefit from the same protections and rights under Illinois law that other married couples and their… Read more »