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End of DACA puts up to 6K Filipinos at risk

There are approximately 22,000 young Filipino immigrants who are eligible to apply for benefits under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Only 27 percent of those eligible applied, or approximately 6,000. The rest of these young Filipino immigrants continue to wait for permanent solution to their status. Read more …

 

 

Film festival aims to empower LBTQ women to create change

One-third of LGBTQ older adults live at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level, including 40 percent of African American LGBTQ older adults, according to one groundbreaking report co-authored by Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders. Read more …

 

 

Pint-sized feminism spreads positive message for African girls

To educate adolescent girls in her country on the changes their bodies go through as they become teens, one Ethiopian film director has created a 2D animation series that is catching they eyes of young women around the globe. Read more …

 

Do’s, don’ts from one group of CA immigration attorneys

Do you know your rights, regardless of your immigration status? Here are some “do’s and don’ts” to keep you and your family safe … and in one place. Read more …

 

Puerto Rican activist turns social justice struggle into song

Taína Asili has spent the last 20 years performing around the globe, carrying on the tradition of her ancestors, fusing past and present struggles around social change into a unique soulful and defiant voice. Today, her passion for women’s rights – especially those of color – is front in center and in the spotlight. Read more …

 

Soul Food ─ Cultural lifestyle or disease trap?

For all of its delectable glory, though, eating soul food comes with a price. The sodium, sugar and fat in traditional dishes are also the catalysts for debilitating diseases. Read more …

 

 

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