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 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


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 13, 2016 Contact: Catherine Mendonça, AF3IRM San Diego Coordinator, 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 ››

Join the Ray of Hope Walk in Berkeley, Chicago and New York!

Join AF3IRM and Omega Phi Beta Sorority for the Ray of Hope Walk to End Violence Against Women on Saturday October 8th! The Ray of Hope Walk is an annual event hosted by chapters of Omega Phi Beta Sorority across the country. This year's walk will be taking place in Berkeley, Chicago, and New York. AF3IRM is honored to be chosen as this year's beneficiary of the Ray of Hope Walk. To register, visit: About the Ray of Hope Walk: The Ray of Hope Walk to End Violence Against Women (ROHW) was established by Omega Phi Beta Sorority, Incorporated in direct response to … Continue Reading ››
SOYA LA Session 1

AF3IRM Los Angeles Launches School of Youth Activism, First of its Kind in LA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ivy Quicho National Organizing Director | 951-333-4306 LOS ANGELES-- On September 10, 2016 AF3IRM, in conjunction with the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship, and in partnership with People's Yoga Los Angeles, launched the first-ever School of Youth Activism by AF3IRM LA (SOYA LA). SOYA LA is a free, holistic three-part program for high-school-aged girl-identified youth. Over the course of eight weeks, participants will participate in trauma-informed yoga, sensory strategies, and transnational feminist workshops. This unique program is the first of its kind in Los Angeles and is designed to provide youth with the knowledge … Continue Reading ››

AF3IRM: Women Must Defeat the Resurgence of Dictatorships and Their Legacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Ninotchka Rosca, AF3IRM NY/NJ Jollene Levid, AF3IRM National Chair |

NATIONAL--We, the women of AF3IRM, recognize that the dismal fate of Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff, who characterized her impeachment as president of the country as “a political death penalty,” is an apt omen of what women will suffer under the rude, crude and deadly politics of right-wing toxic masculinity. Even before Ms. Rousseff was formally thrown out of office, the new leadership of recycled corrupt politicians already downgraded institutions relevant to women and installed a practically all-male ruling elite. We should not be surprised by the sheer prowess of right-wing … Continue Reading ››

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