131: "It's really exciting to be introduced to books that are pertinent to our culture and to be able to discuss them in community." A book club invitation with Jen, Nani and Caitilin Damacion
Surprise! In celebration of the holiday weekend, we bring on returning guest Caitilin Damacion to invite you all to the Tsismis with Jen and Nani (TJN) Book Club! They share the significance of discussing a book together vs. reading independently, Jen and Nani's growth since they started co-hosting together, and give a sneak preview into their book discussion of Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California by Dawn Bohulano Mabalon.
Listen to the continuation of our conversation on TJN Ep. 017: "These women literally spent and risked their lives to do this work. We owe it to them and to ourselves to take an interest." Initial impressions of Little Manila is In the Heart https://www.buymeacoffee.com/p/787075
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Participate in the book club discussion by purchasing a copy of Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California by Dawn Bohulano Mabalon at https://www.amazon.com/Little-Manila-Heart-Community-California/dp/0822353393
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ABOUT US: Welcome to the Filipino American Woman Project - A Podcast Show that shares stories and life lessons told by individuals living (or have lived) in America, that are of Filipino descent and identify as female or non-binary.
UPCOMING BOOK: Special thanks to the Bulosan Center for Filipino Studies at UC Davis for the opportunity to present our academic paper, Pinay Podcasters: Building a Self-Sustaining Community Through Storytelling, Collective Healing & Learning, and Collaboration. The initial draft is now available! Read more at http://pinaypodcasters.com/
RECOGNITION: December 2020, we were nominated and received an Honorable Mention at the Asian American Podcaster's Inaugural Golden Crane Podcast Awards. August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker on behalf of TFAW Project for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. May 2020, we were recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month.
We've also been featured in Realtime Community Oakland, Mochi Magazine, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Spotify, PodFest Expo, Philippine American Foundation for Charities, When In Manila, You Are Collect;ve, San Diego Union Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, and much more! Read more at: https://linktr.ee/tfawproject.featured
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