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020: "It’s okay, you just gotta get organized." Our ability to get organized and build power in the face of multiple oppressions with Jollene Levid
Episode 201st October 2019 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
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Jollene Levid honors many of the women in her life, including herself, that are survivors of some form of violence through her work as the AF3IRM Founding Chairperson, a United Teachers Los Angeles union organizer, and social worker. Although the trauma of violence, war and migration may have passed down from generation to generation, Jollene shares that survival and resilience have also been passed down to the current generation. She believes that this strength is our power today and why (for 17 years and counting) she continues to fight for immigrant women's rights against militarism and trafficking of women and children.

Learn more about Af3irm on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @af3irm or by visiting http://af3irm.org/ To connect with Jollene find her on Facebook or Instagram @jollenelevid

It's Filipino American History Month and this month's theme is... Pinay Visionaries: Celebrating Filipina American Women! Learn more at http://fanhs-national.org/filam/about/ Give a shout out to the Pinay Visionary if your life! Reach out to us with any of the options below!

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