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Spanish Speakers for FBANC COVID-19 Virtual Volunteer Corps

Filipino Bar Association of Northern California (FBANC) Teams Up with Asian Law Caucus to Help Workers Applying for State Benefits

Under the leadership of FBANC Vice President Jennifer Sta.Ana, FBANC is teaming up with Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus to create a program to assist workers in applying for benefits available through the Employment Development Department.

Through videoconferencing, the program will connect ALC, SOMCAN, the Bulosan Center, PAWIS-SV, and FBANC volunteers with workers to assist with navigating the various benefits that may be available.

FBANC needs Spanish speaking volunteers to be:

· Supervising Attorneys – Will assist ALC intake and processing volunteers with questions.

· Processing Volunteers – Will connect virtually with workers to complete benefits forms.

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