Archive for April, 2008

Apr 29, 2008

Freedom Network Conference

By Liezl Tomas Rebugio, Anti-Trafficking Project Director Last week I attended the Freedom Network Conference in Decatur, GA and caught up with many kick-ass progressive advocates! It was really incredible to be among so many anti-trafficking advocates that share the human rights approach embraced by NAPAWF. Some great organizations like the Sex Workers Project at […]

Apr 24, 2008

Blogging on the Blogs

By Lisa Fu, Organizing Director I’m not a regular blogger but I do read them! Over the weekend I caught up on some big things that happened in the women of color blogosphere earlier this month. Among a few things, well-respected blogger Brownfemipower pulled her blog offline and fierce sister Jenn from Reappropriate went on […]

Apr 22, 2008

Looking towards a Financial Future

By Tracy Ng, Director of Membership and Operations Back when I started at NAPAWF I remember speaking to someone that was interested in providing financial workshops for our members. I took her information, but in my mind, I was thinking that this wasn’t the right kind of programming for the folks we work with. I […]

Apr 09, 2008

The Beginning of Something Big!

By Liezl Tomas Rebugio, Anti-Trafficking Project Director March 31, 2008 was the official launch of NAPAWF’s anti-trafficking action agenda, Rights to Mobility & Survival: An Anti-Trafficking Activist’s Agenda. It was a great event that brought together 100 people to the Yesler Community Center in Seattle, WA! The audience members were mostly community and NAPAWF members, […]

Apr 03, 2008

Another American Dream Deferred

By Dawn Philip, Reproductive Justice Project Director On Monday, March 31, nearly 100 South Asian immigrant workers marched to the White House protesting inhumane living and working conditions and publicizing the dark side of the U.S. guest worker program. Chanting “All the way to the White House!” and “We want justice!” the workers, along with […]