Fronteras Update

In the adoption scandal that was made known last year, several Marshallese women gave birth and were involved in the dispute against former Maricopa County Assessor, Paul Peterson. During this time, Island Liaison helped mediate the process by providing translation and connecting supportive services to those affected as they faced the difficult task of finding

Claudia Kaercher

Return to Leadership Claudia F. Kaercher Founder & Executive Director Claudia advocates for education and awareness to the community at large about the FAS islanders and their COFA status. Claudia is an active member for the following organizations: Phoenix Chinese American Citizens Alliance (PCACA), Mountain Park Health Center (MPHC), City of Phoenix, Police Chief’s Advisory

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 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.