Pacific Islands Bilingual-Bicultural Association donates $500 for PPEs

SAFETY: Pacific Islands Bilingual-Bicultural Association's Guam Chapter, President Rosa Palomo presented a $500 check to Allison Rutter, co-founder of PPE for Guam. PIBBA’s mission is to promote bilingual and bicultural activities in Guam, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana, Republic of Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Hawaii, American Samoa, and the Federated States of Micronesia through the development of policies, dissemination of information, involvement of the community, and encouragement of quality education programs. PIBBA’s annual conference was to take place in FSM this summer, but has been postponed due to COVID-19. In the photograph, from left: Barbara M.S. Benavente and Elizabeth U. Langas, members and retired Guam Department of Education teachers; Juvy Carino, PPE for Guam volunteer and GDOE teacher; Palomo; Rutter; Rufina F. Mendiola, member and GDOE CHamoru Studies and Special Projects Administrator; and Leah Beth Nahaloowa, PPE for Guam volunteer and GDOE College Pathway project director.