The Southern California Pacific Islander COVID-19 Response Team will host a panel discussion with our Samoan Faletuas, or spiritual mothers, on Wednesday, August 5, as part of the SoCal PICRT's Talk Story Series. The event will take place 6:30-8pm (PST) on Zoom and broadcast on Facebook Live.
"O le Talanoa ma Faasoa mai o Faletua o le Galuega: Fa'atinoina o le Fa'atuatua i Taimi o le Koviti-19" (A Conversation with Our Faletuas: Faith in Action Through COVID-19) will feature presentations on critical COVID-19 resources and information for our Samoan community, as well as provide a space for Faletuas to share their views, ideas, and needs for building road to recovery from this pandemic. To empower a vibrant discussion, the event will be held in Samoan.
Faletua Meilyn Thompson, Dominguez Samoan Congregational Christian Church, Compton
Faletua Toeaina Luisa Young, Kanana Fou Congregational Christian Church, Lomita
Faletua Solonaima Frazier-Tuia, Long Beach 7th Ward, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Faletua Patosina D. Tuala-Filemu, Gardena Genesis Community SDA Church/El Monte SDA Church
Moderated by Faiaoga Moni Pili, from LE GaFa, the Talk Story Session will include an inspirational song and message from The Katinas.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 5 6:30-8pm (PST)
WHERE: Online via Zoom: Register at bit.ly/faletua
Facebook Live: facebook.com/legafa1
This event was made possible with funding from the Asian American and Pacific Islander Civic Engagement Fund, a project of NEO Philanthropy, Inc.