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APALA is Hiring: Executive Assistant & 2012 Interns!

Job Description for Executive Assistant*
 
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*Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO:* Founded in 1992, the
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO, is the first and
only national organization of Asian Pacific American (APA) union members.
APALA unites generations of Asian Pacific Americans and labor activists in
advocating for worker, immigrant, and civil rights.**
 
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APAP 2011 Unsung Hero: Cristina Lor

This blog post was written by APAP Blog Editor and Board Member, Calvin Prashad.


APAP 2011 Unsung Hero: Aileen Mercado

Aileen Mercado was instrumental in advocating for migrant teachers’ issues in Baltimore City. She has been a caring teacher for over 20 years and lives with her husband Isagani and 3 children: Andrei (17), Andrea (11) and Adrienne (9) in Baltimore. Aileen is currently a member of the Baltimore Teachers (BTU) contract negotiations team, becoming the first Asian and the first international teacher of the team. She was first elected for the BTU as Member at Large in 2008. In 2010 she was elected onto the executive board as Vice President for Elementary Schools.


No Teacher Should Be Left Behind!

As students returned to school this month to begin a new academic year, some students in Prince George’s County, Maryland noticed their teachers were absent from the classroom. Due to a settlement between the Department of Labor (DOL) and Prince George’s Co. Public School System (PGCPS), hundreds of international teachers who worked for the county have been terminated or are facing unemployment while their immigration status becomes invalid in the U.S.


Register for KAYA National Retreat at APALA Convention July 21-24

We invite you to join us in our KAYA National Retreat at this year’s Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) Convention in Oakland, July 21-24th, 2011 at the Marriott.

RSVP here and register here


Moving Beyond Osama: A Community Dialog for Action

Moving Beyond Osama: 
A Community Dialog for Action
Let's talk!


More than 50 Asian Pacific American Groups Announce Support for Public Employees Nationawide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

April 6, 2011

 

CONTACT:

Gregory Cendana, APALA Executive Director

Phone: 202-508-3733

Email: gcendana@apalanet.org

 

More than 50 Asian Pacific American Groups Announce

Support for Public Employees Nationwide

 


APALA Oakland Asian Pacific American Worker Rights Hearing

The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance  (APALA)
Oakland Asian Pacific American Worker Rights Hearing

Saturday, March 12, 2011
10-1:00pm (9:00AM tea & dim sum!)
Where: Asian Cultural Center
388 - 9th Street, #290 (2nd floor)

Oakland, CA 94670-4295

PARKING UNDER ASIAN CULTURAL CENTER RENAISSANCE PLAZA GARAGE - 12th Street BART Station


APALA Seeking 2011 Interns

APALA Seeking 2011 Interns

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION

Founded in 1992, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA),
AFL-CIO is the first and only national organization for Asian Pacific
American (APA) union members. APALA has a rich history of recruiting and
training APA union members and activists to become leaders in the labor
movement, mobilizing voters to increase APA participation in the
political process and engaging local communities to increase their