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NaFFAA Seeks to Foster Engagement and Leadership During Recent CLF 23 Forum

The Civic Leadership Forum (CLF) 23, hosted by the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), recently convened a vibrant gathering of minds committed to fostering community engagement and leadership among Filipino Americans. The event saw a significant participation from the Arizona Filipino community, reflecting a shared aspiration for a more inclusive representation.

NaFFAA Delegation, AZ Chapter (Left to Right): Marie Villareal, Natividad DeFrances, Charmel Dela Cruz (President), Julie Duatin, and Jennifer Lewis (Public Relations)

The forum’s agenda was rich with discussions led by seasoned keynote speakers and panelists, shedding light on the importance of civic engagement and the role of the Filipino American community in shaping a more inclusive society. One of the keynote addresses emphasized, “The essence of civic leadership lies in the collective power of diverse voices coming together.” This sentiment resonated deeply with the attendees, especially the delegates from Arizona who are keen on carrying these insights back to their community.

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Jennifer is an experienced business development consultant with a focus on small businesses, marketing, and promotional products. She holds notable standing within the Filipino community having actively led and contributed to a range of community endeavors and disaster relief initiatives in past years. Jennifer has previously served as Chair of the Council of Filipino Organizations of Arizona (CFOAZ) and presently fulfills the role of Public Relations for the same organization. She is also a Co-founder and current President of the Filipino American Marriage Group of Arizona (FAMAZ).

In addition to these key roles, Jennifer plays an influential part in the Filipino American community, holding positions such as Public Relations for the Arizona Chapter of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), and being a member of the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC). She also serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for the Filipino American Business Chamber of Commerce of Arizona (FABCCA) and is Secretary of the Phoenix One World Global Artists Lions Club (POWGALC).

Jennifer Lewis

Jennifer is an experienced business development consultant with a focus on small businesses, marketing, and promotional products. She holds notable standing within the Filipino community having actively led and contributed to a range of community endeavors and disaster relief initiatives in past years. Jennifer has previously served as Chair of the Council of Filipino Organizations of Arizona (CFOAZ) and presently fulfills the role of Public Relations for the same organization. She is also a Co-founder and current President of the Filipino American Marriage Group of Arizona (FAMAZ). In addition to these key roles, Jennifer plays an influential part in the Filipino American community, holding positions such as Public Relations for the Arizona Chapter of the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA), and being a member of the Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce (FPACC). She also serves as the Vice President of Public Relations for the Filipino American Business Chamber of Commerce of Arizona (FABCCA) and is Secretary of the Phoenix One World Global Artists Lions Club (POWGALC).

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