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AF3IRM 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Calendar

November 25th - December 10th 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence 

November

Sunday, November 21st
New York | Asian Pacific Forum "Post-Elections Unscripted" - Interview with Ninotchka Rosca, Joan Ariete and Aree Worawongwasu  (Audio will be released soon)
For more info, contact: nynj@af3irm.org

Thursday, November 24th
SF Bay Area | Indigenous People's Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz For more info, contact: sfbayarea@af3irm.org

Friday, November 25th  SF Bay Area | Annual Shellmound Prayer & Protest Shellmound Street and Ohlone Way, Emeryville, CA For more info, contact: sfbayarea@af3irm.org

December

Thursday, December 1st - Saturday, December 3rd New York | Films of/for the Faraway: A Fundraiser for Standing Rock (Film Screenings) 6:30pm to 9:00pm AJ Muste, … Continue Reading ››
From Where We Stand - AF3IRM

From Where We Stand: AF3IRM Statement on the U.S. Presidential Elections

NATIONAL--The white supremacist, sexist, capitalist, and racist foundation on which the United States rests now has a new face: Donald Trump. On November 8th, 2016, the people of the United States - or rather the portion of its population afforded citizenship and who were not targeted for  disenfranchisement - took to the ballot. AF3IRM knew that regardless of the results, no matter how historic, the outcome of this election would end in a rallying cry.  From propositions to local and national representatives, votes were cast, the electoral college counts rolled in, and we were left with at least … Continue Reading ››
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AF3IRM stands with Standing Rock in the struggle for justice and Native liberation!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Olivia Canlas, National Education Director, education@af3irm.org Ivy Quicho, National Chair, chair@af3irm.org Joan Ariete and Patricia Ramirez, AF3IRM NY/NJ Co-coordinators, nynj@af3irm.org NATIONAL--In firm solidarity with the struggle of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, AF3IRM stands against the desecration of Native land and water by big oil and multinational corporate interests through the Dakota Access Pipeline. AF3IRM joins the peoples of the world -- tribal, ethnic, and woke -- in affirming the justness of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s struggle and condemning the confluence of militarized state violence with Continue Reading ››
Delegates from AF3IRM's chapters converge in Los Angeles for their third National Congress.

AF3IRM Convened Third National Congress and Ratified Plans for Genuine Liberation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2016 Contact: Ivy Quicho, AF3IRM National Chair chair@af3irm.org LOS ANGELES--Delegates from AF3IRM’s nine chapters across the United States recently converged in Los Angeles for its national Congress, which takes place every three years and is the highest decision-making body of the organization. Celebrating 27 years of militant sisterhood, the group planned a new phase of work in the struggle for genuine liberation and elected new officers to its National Executive Committee. In the current global context of the rise of neo-fascism and the genocide of womankind, AF3IRM evaluated its role as transnational feminists, anti-imperialists situated in the United States. As … Continue Reading ››
AF3IRM SD Day 100

AF3IRM SAN DIEGO IN 100TH DAY OF PROTEST AGAINST THE PRIVATE PRISON SYSTEM!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 13, 2016 Contact: Catherine Mendonça, AF3IRM San Diego Coordinator, sandiego@af3irm.org SAN DIEGOAF3IRM San Diego, along with over a dozen community organizations, responded to the call of action to protest against the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA) in southeast San Diego. On July 5th, groups began a rolling fast next to the Oceanview Facility. As we mark the 100th day of this ongoing protest, AF3IRM asserts now more than ever that the private prison industry must end! AF3IRM SD Day 100As … Continue Reading ››

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