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Philippine’s National Soccer Team “AZKALS” to play in the US

Posted by FAN Admin in Events, Home, News on 07 23rd, 2012

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August 11 vs. Chicago Inferno for a ‘international friendly match” at Wheaton’s Joe Bean Stadium.They will travel with the Virgin Island team to Indiana for another friendly exhibition game….

The Azkals play for the Asian Football Confederation, is using the U.S training camp and friendly matches to prepare for the ASEAN Football Federation Suzuki Cup which will be hosted by Malaysia and Thailand in November.

The Azkals reached the semi finals of the the Suzuki Cup in 2010!


Philippine Azkals to play in Chicago and Indianapolis in August

FAN nominated as one of 5 for The Outstanding Filipinos in New York

Posted by FAN Admin in Back To Our Roots, Events, Home, News on 07 16th, 2012

The Filipino Adoptees Network has been nominated as one of 5 recipients under Youth and Sports in hopes to receive top honors at The Outstanding Filipinos of New York! We are honored to be recognized and would like folks to learn more about the adopted Filipino experience through the nomination process. Please look at the other nominees who are movers and shakers in the Filipino American community of New York.

You must first like the The Outstanding Filipinos in New York (TOFA 12) Facebook group in order to vote for the FAN nomination.

Thank you in advance,


The Ties Program: BIRTH COUNTRY TRAVEL— A JOURNEY BACK–A JOURNEY FORWARD Workshop/ July 18/ North Carolina

Posted by FAN Admin in Back To Our Roots, Events, Home on 07 4th, 2012

Participate in this unique workshop….


A heritage journey is one of the most significant factors in the identity building process of internationally adoptive children.

So, what’s the journey all about?

What age is the best age?

How can families prepare?

How can you integrate service work if you’d like?

What role does “adoptee loyalty” play in the journey?

What are the pros and cons of group vs individual travel?

What adoption exploration is possible in country?

How do the kids react before, during and after the trip?

What role does FACEBOOK play in homeland journeys?

Questions welcome! Presented by: Becca Piper, Founder/Co-Director The Ties Program–Adoptive Family Homeland Journeys & World Ties Where: Lake Lynn Community Center 7921 Ray Road, Raleigh, NC When: Wednesday, July 18, 2012 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Prioritize it ….plan to come! Please RSVP by emailing your a )name, b) country of interest and c) number of attendees to: Free will donation to World Ties, our sister 501(c)(3) organization helping children and families in countries visited by Ties families. Hope to see you on June 9. If you would like to have a workshop presented for your camp, conference, etc. please email