The Sun is what brings light to the farthest reaches of the Earth, no matter how far, the sun will always enlighten. Dr. Allyson Tintiangco-Cubales is the light that reminds the rest of us brown girls that in order to know ourselves, we must know our history. Her commitment to spread ethnic studies through programs like PEP and her community responsive pedagogy is a legacy that will teach our future generations to love themselves and their people. Ate Allyson has the type of light that makes others around her radiate along with it, and that is a gift that only the truly selfless have.

We honor Ate Allyson with this piece because she continues to shed light on communities that need it most.

Product info: Lasercut textured yellow acrylic in the shape of the Philippine sun, with the words “Island Women Rise” engraved on them. All findings are gold plated brass and nickel free. Each piece comes in hooks for pierced ears, clasps for pierced/stretched ears, and clip ons for non pierced/sensitive ears.