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January 29, 2017

Upcoming events

  • FAMILY WEEK PT. 2
    • Café OYFA - Monday 6-8pm @ Ern Commons
    • Touchball League  - Tuesday 7-9pm @ Mem Gym MP2
    • OYFA Kali Tactics - Wednesday 6-8pm @ Slaughter MP2
    • OYFA February General Meeting - Thursday 7-9pm @ Clark 108
    • FOOD FIGHT - Friday 5-6:30pm @ Mem Gym MP2

Board Announcements


Hi Oyfa!

This Thursday, after our February General Meeting, we will be holding Board nominations! We encourage everyone to come! If you are interested, don't hesitate to contact any of us! We will put up a nomination link soon.

We hope to see you at our amazing events for Family Week Pt. 2!

Love,
ewan kOYFA

Madelyn (mtl3jx)
Alex (aez3eb)
Jerome (jnt2yf)
Christine (npl3rf)

Advocacy


Hello OYFAmily!

Thanks for coming out to Super Kamayan yesterday and rolling lumpia with us! It was a blast cooking with you all! Now onto something a bit more heavy this week...

US Politics: This Friday, President Trump “passed an executive order that halted the US refugee programme for 120 days, banned Syrian refugees, and suspended nationals from 7 Muslim-majority countries for 90 days.”  He has also “ signed two executive orders Wednesday that call for building the wall and aim to deny federal funds to sanctuary cities that shield undocumented immigrants from deportation.



Whether you agree or disagree with the passed laws, we implore you to be mindful of your words and actions as members of our UVA/OYFA community may feel unsafe because of the passed executive orders.

Besides, Filipino Americans were under the gun of immigration bans last year so let’s stand by our friends who would’ve stood by us. We are a family so let’s try our best to make everyone know that they are loved and belong. #Solidarity

Word of the Week: “pamilya” (pah-meel-ya) means “family” and family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.  
                                       
Take care of yourselves and each other everyone!
~ ADVOCADOS (Melissa Lim mll3mm and Oanh Dao ond2sg)

Community


Hello OYFAm!

Thanks to everyone who came out to ~SUPER KAMAYAN~ and made/ate lumpia with us!! There’s something exciting happening every day for Family Week (pt. 2) until Friday, make sure to come out!

<3 COmmunity
Celine (cln9ds) & Oliver (jav4vm)

D7 Representatives


HELLOYFA!

We have no major updates this week, but come out to
TOUCHBALL LEAGUE! TUES, 1/31: @ 7 - 9PM in Mem Gym MP2! If you want to show out and prove that your family is #1, come for a wicked game of Dodgeball!

Good luck, and we hope to see you then!
John and Dani

Sports


HELLOYFA!

Our
IM Volleyball games are going to be Sundays @ 8 PM at Mem Gym! Come out and play or cheer! Also, mark your calendars for February 11th for Coffeehouse! It’s a night of performances from OYFA, VSA, and CSA members and a great night to spend cheering your buds!

See y’all at IM’s!
~Sports~
General Announcements
  • CSA at UVA: Chinafest
    Saturday, February 18th 3:00 – 6:00pm
    Burley Middle School
     
    Come enjoy our annual cultural performance show, Chinafest! There will be various acts, music, and dances to celebrate the Lunar New Year, all performed by CSA members! The event is free for all with additional RAFFLE PRIZES and a FREE DINNER. Rides will be provided from Bonnycastle Circle starting from 2:30pm!
       
  • Athletes for Equality is selling V-Equality laptop stickers for $2 each! Cash or Venmo accepted. Stop by the Alderman Scholar's Lab to pick them up on Monday, January 30th from 3-4pm! Email Anant at ad4bk@virginia.edu if you can’t make the pick-up time or have any questions. Check out the Facebook event for more details!
                
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