Asian Chamber of Commerce AZ’s 2020 Person of the Year

Congratulations to our very own President, Claudia Kaercher, for being recognized by the Asian Chamber of Commerce AZ’s 2020 person of the Year! Claudia Kaercher, President of Island Liaison, was recognized this past 18 January 2020 for her active contributions in the community. Claudia has been involved in several organizations throughout Arizona and has provided

AZ Maricopa County Assessor Paul Peterson Adoption Fraud Scheme Press Release

NEWS RELEASE!!! 26 December 2019This is the latest status on our collaborative humanitarian work helping the Marshallese women (considered victims) enmeshed in the Arizona Maricopa County Assessor Paul Petersen Adoption Fraud Scheme. At the time of Peterson’s arrest on 8 October 2019, eight Marshallese women (one babysitter, one previously gave birth a month before the

2019 Annual Fundraiser

Island Liaison Inc. 5th Annual Celebration & Fundraiser 12 October 2019 To all our Partners, Supporters, and Countless Volunteers, we say… Thank You ~ Si Yu’uss Ma’ase ~ Mahalo ~ Olomwaay ~ Kom̧m̧ool ~ Ke mesulang ~ Kammagar ~ Kinisou chapur ~ Kalangan ~ Kulo ~ Ko Rab’a ~ Tubwa We appreciate the community celebrating

APIAHF “Dare to Be Brave”

Claudia meets APIAHF’s Sr. Policy Strategist, Iyanrick John, Sr. Tribute to Dr. Joakim “Jojo” Peter a native of Chuuk FSM Co-founder of the COFA Community & Advocacy Network (COFA-CAN) NHPI Caucus session COFA Medicaid Restoration Strategy Session NHPI Specialists Arizona–(L-R) Claudia Fajardo Kaercher, President Island Liaison; Joanne Rondilla, Ph.D; Sen. Martha McSally, AZ; and Lizza

Congratulations to Miss Marshall Islands!

Island Liaison introduces Miss Billma Peters as Miss Marshall Islands 2019. The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) hosted for the first time its Miss Marshall Islands Pagent, for which Ms. Peters was a contestant representing the Mejit Atoll on 13 July 2019. 2011 AsianLEAD High school participants Ms. Peters grew up in Arizona as

2019 School Supplies Drive

15 July to 23 August 2019: Island Liaison supported the Mountain Park Health Center (MPHC) 2019 NO COST Back-To-School & Sports Physicals summer program. MPHC received school supplies donations from the Community. It is with much gratitude and appreciation that we have for all of your support. Thank You. 2018 MPHC-Back-to-School/Sports Physicals Backpack Drive recipient

2019 APACE Academy

10 through 14 June 2019 students attended the “Summer Leadership” program at ASU Tempe Campus. ASU University College, Asian Pacific American Studies – School of Social Transformation Arizona Asian American Bar Association Japanese American Citizens League AZ Chapter Island Liaison, Inc. Island Management LLC: Subway Sandwich Shop

2019 Pacific Islander Empowerment Forum

On 27 April 2019, Island Liaison held it’s first official Pacific Island Empowerment Forum. The workshop was open to youth and adults alike, and focused on civic engagement, providing information for college readiness, and going over financial tools to help compose a budget.