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Two speakers at an International Women's Day (IWD) celebration in San Francisco, 1971. IWD is celebrated internationally on March 8 to herald women's achievements and struggles. But IWD has never been exclusionary; instead, the event embodies the idea that whenever any group is oppressed, society cannot realize its full potential, which hurts everyone.
Photo by Nikki Arai, courtesy of Shoshana Arai.

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Touching the Fire: An Introduction to Three Essays from Filipina American Activists


If Filipino activists are viewed as tenacious and organized, it is perhaps because their struggles endured the test of time; many survived true bloodshed, not just battles over slogans. Their aspirations are woven by a common thread that reflects the multiple hues of a dream that ebbs and flows, in rivers of unfamiliar surroundings. Their new dawn is spawned by the incessant struggle for recognition of their value as human beings, by their quest for a meaningful place in this world.

It is all about love that knows no boundary of geography or country; it is simply a generation's commitment to what service to humanity is all about.

[01 Transforming Ourselves]     [02 Not Without Struggle]     [03 Serve the People]
[04 Listening to the Small Voice]     [05 The Big Picture]     [06 Revolution]
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