Hear direct testimonies and latest situation updates of Haiyan survivors live from Leyte; and statement from the Los Angeles Mayor’s office – as we continue to push Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Philippines to be granted. AUGUST 1, 2014 – 5:30 PM (PST) Click here for the hangout.  

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We have been asking the same question. As many of you know, APALA a part of the Relief 2 Recovery coalition, a group of organizations who are committed to pushing for another form of humanitarian aid: to designate the Philippines with Temporary Protected Status. We believe this will empower Filipinos to better help the […]

Why is it taking DHS so long to grant FULL ...

Retirement 4 Elderly caregivers
WHAT:  TOWN HALL FORUM “Can Filipino Elderly Caregivers ever Retire?” WHEN: Friday, June 27th at 5:30pm WHERE: PWC Community Room 153 Glendale Blvd., 1st Floor Los Angeles, CA 90026 CONTACT: Lolit Lledo (213) 344-8370 or visit pwcsc.org This event is FREE to the public. Read more..

Can Filipino Elderly Caregivers ever Retire?

TPS Call-in Vigil
It has been 6 months since: …Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines. …Department of Homeland Security began studying granting Temporary Protected Status to the Philippines. …only 50 houses have been rebuilt by the Philippines government out of the 1.1 million houses destroyed! Click here to read report Join us in calling DHS everyday (Mon-Fri) until they […]

Join us in calling DHS everyday (Mon-Fri) until they make ...

PWC Gala
A wonderful gathering of the community, various ethnic groups and young people listening to the farmworkers union leaders stories of the past and at the same time honoring the courage of domestic workers and allies as they continue the legacy of worker organizing. Professional and non-professionals interweaving, expressing their concerns and being grateful for […]

Community Convergence at the PWC’s Gala Fundraiser

TPS for Philippines Rally at White House
Relief 2 Recovery Coalition Reminds Washington and Public of On-going Suffering of Haiyan Survivors Before Obama Visit to Philippines. WHAT:  Rally to urge the Obama administration and Department of Homeland of Security to approve the request from the Philippine Government for Temporary Protected Status before President Obama’s trip to the Philippines WHEN: Friday, April 25, 2014 […]

TPS for Philippines Rally at White House

Obama hears
Let our voices be heard: “FULL Temporary Protected Status for the Philippines NOW” Take Action: 1. Email to: Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov 2. or tweet @USCIS: Message for Acting Director Lori Scialabba: “Meet with the community and submit recommendation for FULL TPS for the Philippines.”

President Obama will be in the Philippines on April 27 ...