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Congratulations to Cynthia Rapaido (FWN100 '11)! Cynthia will be receiving an award from the Association of California School Administrators. In April 2013, she received the California regional award for San Francisco and San Mateo County. On November 8, 2013 at 6:30 PM at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, Cynthia will be receiving the State of California award and will be formally recognized during the ACSA Leadership Summit Awards Dinner/President's Celebration. Celebrate her achievements! For more info, click here. Read the article written about Cynthia, click hereCynthia will also be recognized in April 2014 in Washington, DC by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
Cora Tellez (FWN100 '09) is being honored at the Progressive Oakland Women for Empowerment and Reform's 2nd Annual Delilah Beasley Tea on Sunday, September 15, 2013! (click image to enlarge)

Please support Cora Alisuag (FWN100 '07)! Cora invites you to watch CORAnet technology featured in the Fox Business Network on September 22, 2013 at 4PM.

Catch up with FWN at our next Roadshow!
FWN Roadshow #7 - Washington, DC
  • Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 6pm
  • Hosted by Dr. Bambi Lorica (FWN100 '07), Gloria T. Caoile (FWN100 '07), Rosie Abriam (FWN100 '09), and Vida Benavides (FWN100 '07)
Where are you and what are you doing now? We want to hear from you! Team FWN is gearing up for the 10th Filipina Leadership Summit featuring the first Global100 on October 24-26, 2013 in San Francisco, and we want to bring FWN to you - so you know first hand the many exciting changes and innovative campaigns we've been cooking up to advance Filipina women! To register, go to www.FilipinaWomensNetwork.org/events.


DEADLINE EXTENDED: September 15, 2013.

Nominate a Filipina for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World (FWN Global100)

We need your help in our search for the Filipina women who are impacting their countries and their local communities with their work. We want to invite the Global100 to the 10th Filipina Leadership Summit on October 26 this year in San Francisco.

To nominate, go to http://summit.filipinawomensnetwork.org/fwn_global100_awards


Filipina Women's Network Unveils Worldwide Search for the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World (FWN Global100)

SAN FRANCISCO, CA-- The Filipina Women's Network (FWN) unveiled a groundbreaking endeavor to bring together remarkable Filipina women from around the world to receive the 100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the World Awards™ at the 10th Annual Filipina Leadership Summit on October 24-26 in San Francisco.
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Half of Asian American students in city middle and high schools have been bullied, new survey reveals

The "snapshot" study of more than 160 Asian American public school students by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund and Sikh Coalition was released Thursday.
- New York Daily News.

Paying for Sex With a Minor Should Be a Felony, Say Supervisors
The Board of Supervisors called Tuesday for harsher penalties against those who solicit sex from child prostitutes. - EGP News. Read more...

The right to equal language access in our state courts

For the almost 20 percent of Californians who are not proficient in English, navigating the legal system can be daunting. - Alhambra Source. Read more...

More Than 100 Women Arrested in Immigration Reform Protest
More than 100 women were arrested Thursday morning after blocking the intersection outside the House of Representatives to protest the House’s inaction on comprehensive immigration reform. - New America Media. Read more...
California lawmakers extend carpool perk for clean vehicles 
The state Senate has approved two bills designed to encourage motorists to buy low-polluting vehicles. - San Jose Mercury News. Read more...
'22 Lewd Chinese Women' and Other Courtroom Drama
A U.S. circuit judge brings historic Asian-American trials back to life. - The Atlantic. Read more...



Komiks Expo 2013, September 14, 2013, Saturday at 1PM - I-Hotel Manilatown Center, San Francisco. Click for info. 
Sonoma State University Holocaust & Genocide Memorial Grove, September 14, 2013, Saturday at 1:30 PM - Rohnery Park, Sonoma. Click for info.
Global Women's Leadership Network Leader of Impact Award Ceremony, September 18, 2013, Wednesday at 4:30 PM - EMC All Stars Conference Room, Santa Clara. Click for info.
California Commission on the Status of Women and Girls Meeting, September 19, 2013, Wednesday at 12 PM - Liberty Hill Foundation, 6420 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 700, Los Angeles. Click for info.
2013 National Leadership Summit: Purpose, Path, and Power: Transforming Your Leadership, September 20, 2013, Friday at 7:00 AM - The Center for Asian Pacific American Women, Manhattan Beach. Click for info.
Chicana Latina Foundation Annual Gala Dinner, September 20, 2013, Friday at 6 PM - Marriott Marquis Hotel, 55 4th Street, San Francisco. Click for info.
James Sobredo Photography Exhibit, September 21, 2013, Saturday at 3:00 PM - International Hotel Manilatown Center, 868 Kearny Street @ Jackson, San Francisco. Click for info.
Writer's Digest Conference West, September 27-29, 2013 - Los Angeles. Click for info.
Full Circle Fund Presents igNITE 3rdAnnual Benefit, November 14, 2013, Thursday at 6:30 PM - Bimbo's 365 Club, San Francisco. Contact Tejal at tejal@fullcirclefund.org for more info.

Advancing Justice Conference 2013,
November 14-16, 2013, 1145 Wilshire Blvd, 2nd Floor, Los Angeles. Click for info.

2013 Kulinarya - Championship Round,
November 23, 2013, Saturday at 10:00 AM - Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission Street, San Francisco. Click for info.

2013 Americas NeuroLeadership Summit, November 5-8, 2013. Washington, D.C. Click for info.
New York

Foundation for Filipino Artists, Inc. 25th Anniversary: Noli Me Tangere - The Grand Opera Gala Performance, Friday, October 4, 2013 at 8pm - The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, Lexington Ave & E 68th St, New York. Click for info.
2013 Women's Media Awards, October 8, 2013, Tuesday in New York City. More details to come. Click for info.
AAPI Appreciation Award Banquet, October 11, 2013, Friday at 5:00 PM - Portland Hilton Hotel, Portland. Click for info.
First Global Summit of Filipino Nurses 2014, January 16, 2013 at 7:30 AM - Manila Hotel, Philippines. Global Summit Program Doc. Global Summit Registration PDF. Letter to Participants PDF.
Asian American Chamber of Commerce Member Welcoming Reception, September 18, 2013, Friday at 12 PM - 8300 Boone Blvd, Suite 450, Partner Conference Room, Tysons Corner. Click for info.
2013 Virginia Small Business Summit, September 20, 2013, Friday at 8:00 AM - The Mason Inn, 4352 Mason Pond Drive, Fairfax. Click for info.
4th Asian American Business Summit & Expo, October 25, 2013 at 8:00 AM - The Westin Tysons Corner, 7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church. Click for info.

Job: Child Support Specialist I
Posted by: Mendocino County Department of Child Support Services
Deadline: September 25, 2013.

Job: Director of Child Support Services
Posted by: County of Santa Cruz
Deadline: September 27, 2013.

Job: Executive Director
Posted by: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)
Deadline: October 4, 2013.

AC Transit - Fall College Internship Opportunity
Accepting College Junior, Senior, & Graduate level student applications online. 5 paid internship opportunities are available. Hourly rate is $12-$16. At least 15 hours a week.
  • Purpose of the Internship Program:Promote interest in transportation, as a potential career; Help students understand the role of public transportation agencies in the community, county and region; and Provide students with opportunities to apply academic knowledge and training in a professional setting.
  • Requirements: Must have the following to qualify. GPA of 3.0 or above; 3rd or 4th year college student or a graduate student; and Currently enrolled in at least 12 units.
  • APPLICATION PROCESSPlease read instructions below carefully before applying: You must apply to each internship opportunity separately to be considered for more than one of the opportunities below. When sending your email please include the title of the internship you are applying to in the subject line. (Failure to do so may exclude you from consideration.)
  • TO APPLY: Send the following documents to employment@actransit.org.
  • Cover Letter - Should address specific area of interest regarding internship opportunities and why you would be an ideal candidate for the opening.
  • College Transcript – Unofficial/Official transcripts are accepted. (Must have GPA of 3.0 or higher to qualify.)
  • Proof of Registration - Must show proof of registration for current academic semester/quarter in which you are applying for internship.
  • Letter of Recommendation - Must be from a college instructor, college school counselor, or recent employer.
Management Intern
Legislative Affairs & Community Relations Intern
Planning Intern
Human Resources Intern
Marketing Intern
Deadline for Students to Apply: Monday, September 16, 2013.

Q&A: Overseas Filipinos Threaten to Withhold Remittances to Protest Corruption
Activists have called for an international zero remittance day on Sept. 19 in an attempt to flex their political muscle through their economic power. - Read more.

Yesterday marked the twelfth year anniversary of the tragic terror attack on the United States, and the world will never forget all those precious lives lost on September 11, 2001. Of the thousands of victims, at least 18 of those who lost their lives in the Twin Towers were Filipino, and another two Filipinos were lost on one of the planes that crashed into the towers. To read more: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/global-filipino/09/12/13/families-remember-pinoys-killed-911-attack
- Rebecca

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