Month: March 2016

ER Intern Captured by the Land and People of Her Heritage

March 24, 2016

By Allen Allnoch, ER Staff Writer Tonya Williams’ father always hoped that his children would one day visit the Philippines. His own father was from Turburan in the Cebu province, and he wanted Tonya to experience “The Land of our People,” as he called it. Santos Talaugon passed away in 2001, but his daughter has […]

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Sowing Hope While Sewing Clothes

March 15, 2016

By Pen Pen Bullo, Extreme Response Asia Staff In today’s short-cut society, there are “life hacks” that teach us quick and easy ways to fix things. But when it comes to lives broken by poverty, abuse, abandonment, oppression, human trafficking and neglect, there are no short cuts, no simple hacks to make things better. Faced […]

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Every Day Should Be International Women’s Day

March 7, 2016

by Kelly McClelland, ER Women’s Advocacy Director Starting today, you’ll see lots of news stories touting gender equality and equal rights for women in recognition of International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8. This is a worthy cause and deserving of our attention, consideration and support. But Extreme Response (ER) won’t be holding any special […]

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