Alaskero Partnership Organizers

The Alaskero Partnership Organizers is a workgroup of Filipino American UAA faculty and community members seeking to increase visibility, vitality, and sense of community among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (API), especially youth. Strategies used to accomplish these goals involve researching and addressing issues among API communities and providing API content driven educational programs in order reinforce the importance of education as a source of empowerment and positive change.

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Contact the Alaskero Partnership:

Dr. Gabriel Garcia

Assistant Professor of Public Health
University of Alaska Anchorage, Department of Health Sciences
T. 907.786.6532 | F. 907.786.6572
Email.  gabrieljmgarcia@uaa.alaska.edu

 
 

HELPING THE VICTIMS OF TYPHOON HAIYAN

Vigil for Victims

Philippines Typhoon Haiyan

UAA Student Union Den

Friday, Nov. 15 at 6 p.m.

Here's the link to KTUU Channel 2's Feature Story about the UAA Vigil for Filipino Typhoon Victims: http://www.ktuu.com/news/news/UAA-Typhoon-Vigil/-/21043658/23008596/-/vy78lg/-/index.html

LOCAL WAYS TO HELP IN ANCHORAGE

UAA's Alaskero Partnership Organizers (APO) is accepting donations for relief efforts in the Philippines. Cash and checks made out to "Catholic Relief Services" can be dropped off at Kaladi Brothers Coffee locations at 6921 Brayton Drive, at New Sagaya Midtown located at 3700 Old Seward Highway, and at Shaka Shack Hawaiian Barbecue at the 5th Avenue Mall. Collection jars will be at registers.

If you are in the University of Alaska Anchorage campus, you can also drop off donations with the Alaskero Partnership Organizers who work on campus. You can drop them off at Dr. EJ David's office at the Social Sciences Building Room 303F, Dr. Joy Mapaye's office at PSB-203I, or at Dr. Gabriel Garcia's office at Diplomacy Building Room 405.Read more here: http://www.adn.com/2013/11/11/3170967/anchorage-group-raising-funds.html 

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October is Filipino American History Month and this year APO will have screening of the film, Left by the Ship, which tackles the complex issue of what it means to be Filipino American. The event is free and open to the public. Filipino food will be provided. 

 

 

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